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President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Okla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Safety Regulators Quietly Place Extra Conditions On Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.

05/27/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., answers reporters' questions during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on April 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cornyn: Reid Running Senate ‘Like A Dictatorship’

A widely popular, bipartisan energy savings bill fell victim in the Senate on Monday to election-year politics and the Obama administration’s continued indecision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

05/13/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to members of the media after a policy luncheon on May 6, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid Blocks Bid By Supporters To Include Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Measure In Energy Bill

A bid by supporters of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline to force a vote on the controversial project fell apart Wednesday amid partisan bickering over how the vote should be conducted.

05/08/2014

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., speaks during a press conference to urge Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, on Capitol Hill on April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Sen. Landrieu: Ukraine Instability Makes Case For Building Keystone Pipeline

The head of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is arguing that instability in Ukraine makes the case for building the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

05/06/2014

U.S. Sen. Max Baucus is asking President Barack Obama to consider Montana as the administration develops its policy to deal with climate change. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Senator to Obama: Deal With Climate Change on State-By-State Basis, Promote Jobs

U.S. Sen. Max Baucus is asking President Barack Obama to consider Montana as the administration develops its policy to deal with climate change.

07/09/2013

President Barack Obama speaks as he unveils his plan on climate change on June 25, 2013 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Canadian Official: ‘We’re Comfortable’ Keystone XL Pipeline Will Be Approved

Canada’s natural resources minister said Tuesday he’s confident the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project from Canada to Texas will be approved because it meets President Barack Obama’s requirement that it not lead to a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions.

06/26/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Okla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.

05/23/2013

File photo of EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. (credit: ZULMAIR ROCHA/AFP/GettyImages)

EPA Administrator Jackson Resigns

Environmental Protection Agency Administration Lisa Jackson says she’s stepping down after nearly four years on the job.

12/27/2012

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