The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality has released a preliminary review of the Keystone XL pipeline that says TransCanada has addressed several concerns about the project, the Omaha World-Herald reports.
SUMNER, Texas (AP) — Oil has long lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across the Texas landscape, a symbiosis nurtured by generations and built on an unspoken honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted.
Environmentalists continued to protest the Keystone XL pipeline project in northeast Texas Monday as three protesters chained themselves to equipment and more than 60 organized a demonstration against the project, FuelFix reports.
The International Energy Agency projected natural gas would become an important transportation fuel within the next five years on cheaper prices and air pollution concerns, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., would make a strong candidate to fill her committee's empty seat if he wins the Massachusetts Senate election, The Hill reports.
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., led a group of Republican senators to criticize the Obama administration's recent shift in the "social cost" of carbon in calculating the benefits of new regulations, The Hill reports.