My must read of the day is “House GOP finalizes debt-limit playbook,” in the Washington Post.
The deadly explosion of a Canadian freight train could boost the case for the U.S. government’s approval of a controversial oil pipeline, which supporters say would reduce the risk of similar disasters in the future.
Industry representatives say they’re not particularly concerned about President Barack Obama’s statement that the Keystone XL Pipeline should not be approved if doing so would increase carbon emissions.
Chevron CEO John Watson said the key to American energy independence lies in the Dakotas, Pennsylvania, and other states ripe with non-traditional fossil fuels during a Tuesday speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Supporters of legislation that would authorize the construction of the Keystone Pipeline say they are happy to engage opponents who signaled Tuesday that they would fight the legislation when it comes up for a vote.
If President Barack Obama rejects the Keystone XL Pipeline, oil spills will be three times more likely because oil from Canada will be exported on trains, reports Bloomberg.
An environmental organization that vowed to protest every appearance made by President Barack Obama prior to his announcing a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline will not protest a fundraiser hosted by a noted environmentalist.
U.S. Parks Police Wednesday arrested nearly 50 environmentalists who were protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in an event outside the White House organized by the Sierra Club.