by Ryan Koronowski Posted on February 3, 2015 Updated: February 4, 2015
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.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 29, 2015 Updated: January 30, 2015
President Obama has pledged to veto the bill.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 29, 2015
Even though both legislative bodies are expected to approve the bill, Obama has pledged to veto it.
by Matt Lee-Ashley - Guest Contributor Posted on January 28, 2015 Updated: January 29, 2015
This may be the most far-reaching and bold anti-conservation amendment seen on the Senate floor in years.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 23, 2015
The Senate was in session until midnight Thursday night.
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Posted on January 21, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
Sen. Fischer's amendment would add additional paperwork and cost to every locally-driven conservation effort that requires federal designation or land purchase by a U.S. agency.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 21, 2015 Updated: January 21, 2015
Two Democrat-sponsored amendments were not brought to a vote on their merits on Tuesday.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 20, 2015 Updated: January 20, 2015
Nebraska landowners have launched two separate lawsuits that, if successful, could serve to delay or even stop the construction of the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 13, 2015 Updated: January 14, 2015
Rallies against the pipeline were held in nearly every state.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 9, 2015
The vote precedes an upcoming Senate vote which will also likely approve the pipeline, sending the bill to President Obama's desk.