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State Department Admits it Doesn’t Know Exact Keystone XL Route

State Department Admits it Doesn’t Know Exact Keystone XL Route
The U.S. government doesn’t know exactly where TransCanada wants to lay pipe for the northern section of its Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, according to the results of a 14-month Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request to the U.S. State Department.
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Keystone XL Proponent Using Deadly Oil Train Tragedy to Promote Pipeline

Keystone XL Proponent Using Deadly Oil Train Tragedy to Promote Pipeline
Five people are confirmed dead and 40 people remain missing in the small hamlet of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, where a train with 73 carloads full of Bakken shale oil derailed explosively, incinerating 30 buildings on Saturday.
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State Dept Leaving Citizens in the Dark About Keystone XL Pipeline Route

State Dept Leaving Citizens in the Dark About Keystone XL Pipeline Route
Believe it or not, the precise route of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline remains shrouded in mystery. Of course, both TransCanada and the U.S. State Department have revealed basic Keystone XL route maps. And those who follow the issue closely know the pipeline would carry Alberta's tar sands diluted bitumen or "dilbit" southward to Port Arthur, TX refineries and then be exported to the global market.
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How Much Taxpayer Money Did House GOP Waste Pushing Keystone XL Vote?

How Much Taxpayer Money Did House GOP Waste Pushing Keystone XL Vote?
News broke recently that the 37 House votes to repeal Obamacare cost taxpayers $55 million. The House has voted for Keystone XL eight times, and Oil Change International says the House members who voted for it took six times as much money from the oil industry as their colleagues who voted against. Those votes cost Big Oil $36 million. How much did they cost us, the taxpayers?
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Keystone XL Activists Labeled 'Eco-Terrorists' in Internal TransCanada Documents

Keystone XL Activists Labeled 'Eco-Terrorists' in Internal TransCanada Documents
Documents recently obtained by Bold Nebraska show that TransCanada - owner of the hotly-contested Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands pipeline - has colluded with an FBI/DHS Fusion Center in Nebraska, labeling non-violent activists as possible candidates for "terrorism" charges and other serious criminal charges.
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Dents and Faulty Welds Found Along Keystone XL Pipeline

Dents and Faulty Welds Found Along Keystone XL Pipeline
If an ecologically hazardous accident happens to TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, we can't say we weren't forewarned. Of course, the warning would be more clear and concise if the State Department would honor even one of numerous Freedom of Information Act requests about the project.
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Pipe Dreams: Republicans Vote to Fast Track Keystone XL, White House to Veto

Pipe Dreams: Republicans Vote to Fast Track Keystone XL, White House to Veto
On Tuesday, the White House released a statement declaring that a bill — H.R. 3, by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) to fast track a portion of the Keystone XL pipeline through the state of Nebraska — would be vetoed by the President. The measure will likely pass the Republican controlled House. So what does this mean for the controversial proposal?
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Could NAFTA Force Keystone XL On United States?

Could NAFTA Force Keystone XL On United States?
As the public anxiously awaits the U.S. State Department’s final decision on the fate of the Keystone XL Pipeline, the discussion has largely ignored the elephant in the room: the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA.)
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House GOP Prepares Fast-Track for Keystone XL

House GOP Prepares Fast-Track for Keystone XL
This month, the Republican-dominated House of Representatives will vote on, and likely approve, a measure that bypasses White House approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, fast-tracking construction of the controversial project.
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Enbridge Pipeline Spills Crude Oil in MN

Enbridge Pipeline Spills Crude Oil in MN
An estimated 600 gallons of crude oil has leaked on a 57-year-old Enbridge pipeline the company was ordered to cut pressure on back in October due to concerns over cracks. The spill occured at a pump station near Viking, Minnesota.
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