It's not just federal agencies that are tackling carbon pollution. Several major federal suppliers, such as Lockheed Martin, General Electric, and IBM, announced new voluntary commitments to cut their own emissions as well.
BNSF is trying to keep oil from the Galina River, just upstream from the Mississippi River. The recent spate of oil train derailments has led to calls for federal and state safety rules to address volatile Bakken oil.
In many cases he referred to scientific papers or congressional testimony as "deliverables" in correspondence with his funders, which include ExxonMobil, Southern Company, the American Petroleum Institute, DonorsTrust, and the Charles G. Koch Foundation.
The EPA told the State Department approving Keystone would risk potential spills, a "significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions," and due to global oil price volatility, an increased likelihood that much more tar sands oil would get burned.