My must read of the day is “Hundreds of Students Arrested at White House Protesting Keystone XL,” in the Huffington Post.
Former Energy Secretary Steven Chu said that the Obama administration’s decision on the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline was influenced by politics rather than science.
Proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline seized on a report released Friday by the State Department that found approving the project would have little environmental impact.
President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America’s middle class in a State of the Union speech that he used to try to breathe new life into his second term after a troubled year.
A new report claiming to demonstrate a large Koch Industries stake in the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is riddled with factual inaccuracies, the company said on Tuesday.
Sixty-five percent of Americans still support the building of the Keystone XL Pipeline, according to a Pew Research poll released Friday.
Environmental activists marched to the State Department Monday morning ready to risk arrest to protest the Keystone XL pipeline.
Environmentalist groups are training activists nationwide to conduct a mass civil disobedience campaign if the State Department recommends approval of the Keystone pipeline.
Three of those groups—CREDO Action, the Rainforest Action Network, and The Other 98%—say they have tens of thousands of supporters who have pledged to partake in the campaign.