TransCanada

Delay on Keystone offers chance for climate concessions

Source: 
Bloomberg

Delaying a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until early next year could give President Obama the opportunity to pressure Canada for concessions on climate change policy, Bloomberg reports.

Oil

Continental CEO says Keystone not necessary to carry N.D. oil

Source: 
National Journal

Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm said the Keystone XL pipeline is no longer a necessary project to carry oil from North Dakota to market, National Journal reports.

Oil

TransCanada: If spilled, oil sands could sink in water

Source: 
E&E

In comments written on the State Department's Keystone XL pipeline review, TransCanada acknowledged opponents's concerns, saying oil sands could sink below the surface if spilled in water, E&E reports.

TransCanada

Interior: Keystone XL could disturb national parks, wildlife

The Interior Department has raised fresh environmental concerns about TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL pipeline, suggesting the project could harm national parks and wildlife by increasing man-made light and noise pollution.

The department outlined the concerns in written comments by the Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance, filed on April 29 to the State Department, on its draft supplemental environmental impact statement. The comments were made public late last week. 

Oil

Montana regulators "baffled" by faraway Keystone XL opposition

Source: 
Bloomberg

Oil regulators in Montana are puzzled by the decisions of organizations in California to condemn the Keystone XL pipeline, asking why an entity in a faraway state would take such interest, Bloomberg reports.

Oil

Keystone allies, foes readying final lobbying push

Source: 
The Hill

With the belief that the State Department could rule on the Keystone XL pipeline by the end of the year, proponents and opponents of the project are doubling down for a home-stretch lobbying effort nationwide, The Hill reports.

Oil

New York Times: Ark., Mich. pipeline spill cleanups highlight risks of Keystone XL

Source: 
The New York Times

The New York Times examines oil pipeline spill cleanup efforts in Arkansas and Michigan and how the costly recoveries highlight the potential risks of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Oil

TransCanada to build pipeline to Atlantic Canada

TORONTO (AP) — Pipeline company TransCanada said Thursday it will proceed with a $12 billion plan to pipe 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Western Canada to the country's Atlantic coast — moving enough oil to replace all imports in Eastern Canada and still have enough left for exporting crude overseas.

Experts: Obama's Keystone comments a challenge for TransCanada

Source: 
Politico

Some climate policy experts contend President Obama is leaning toward approving the Keystone XL pipeline, suggesting his comments downplaying the economic benefits of the project were a challenge to TransCanada to take more action on greenhouse gas emissions, Politico reports.

Republicans slam Obama for Keystone comments

Source: 
The Hill

Congressional Republicans criticized President Obama for comments published in an interview that  appeared to downplay the potential economic benefits of approving the Keystone XL pipeline, The Hill reports.

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