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Interior: Keystone XL Pipeline will impact “cultural soundscapes” and “high quality night skies”.

As part of the State Department’s review of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, 1.2 million comments have been received from interested parties including environmental groups and the public at large. The Department of the Interior has commented too, expressing concern … Continue reading

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Remember the Keystone XL Segment Pres. Obama “Fast-Tracked”? Not So Fast…

EPA has concerns for pipeline near coast HOUSTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is concerned that permitting for the southern segment of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could be insufficient and has asked for a more extensive review. An … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Pipelines

One of the reasons we’re supposed to be wary of the Keystone XL Pipeline is its alleged threat to the Ogallala Aquifer, the water source for much of the Great Plains. From Wikipedia: The depth of the water below the … Continue reading

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the Big, Bad Pipeline

The habitual self-loathing of the American Left is perhaps its most endearing quality. Most of us remember actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus from her lead role in the late, lamented CBS sitcom Watching Ellie. Now she’s an expert on energy, international economy, … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Pipeline: Bureaucratic Hacky-Sack

The Obama Administration continues to play bureaucratic hacky-sack with what could be a key element of our nation’s secure energy future: the Keystone XL pipeline project. The new line would increase the export capacity of the Keystone Pipeline (placed in … Continue reading

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