by Katie Valentine Posted on February 11, 2015
President Obama has threatened a veto of the bill, and neither the House nor Senate passed it with a veto-proof majority, so the decision still rests with the president.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 5, 2015
A new scorecard outlines exactly how senators voted on the bill approving Keystone XL, along with 20 of its amendments.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on February 3, 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
President Obama has pledged to veto the bill.
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
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
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
Two Democrat-sponsored amendments were not brought to a vote on their merits on Tuesday.
by Emily Atkin Posted on 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.