A report form the Consumer Energy Alliance said the Keystone XL pipeline would create 5,000 jobs annually in Nebraska, but a report from Oil Change International found that emissions from the project would be much higher than estimates, FuelFix reports.
PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia (AP) — Progress Energy has awarded a $5 billion natural gas infrastructure project across northern British Columbia to TransCanada Corp., one of North America's largest pipeline companies.
Urging him to make good on his pledge to deal with climate change, a group of more than 70 green groups called on President Obama to end the Keystone XL pipeline in the United States, The Hill reports.
In a report, Nebraska environmental regulators expressed support for TransCanada's altered route for the Keystone XL pipeline, saying it avoids ecologically-sensitive areas. Gov. Dave Heineman has 30 days to approve the route, Reuters reports.
Environmental groups critical of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline argue that the State Department's forthcoming environmental report on the project won't be complete without a full analysis of its potential climate change impact, FuelFix reports.
A federal judge refused to hear landowner Michael Bishop's lawsuit to block TransCanada's construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Eastern Texas, citing incorrectly filed documents, Bloomberg reports.