President Obama Vetoed Jobs and Energy Security

By Sabrina Fang Reject, turn down, throw out, dismiss – these are the words middle class Americans heard today when President Obama vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline.  With one stroke of a pen, an opportunity was wasted to foster bipartisanship in Washington, 42,000 people were denied jobs and the promise of a secure energy future […]

Mr. President: Don’t Veto Progress, Jobs

By Khary Cauthen Already this month, the U.S. Senate has done more voting than it did in all of 2014.  With Thursday’s session running to midnight, it’s great to see the Senate moving closer to passing a bipartisan bill to approve building the Keystone XL pipeline, which would create well-paying construction jobs here in the […]

Momentum for Keystone XL Surges Ahead of Senate Vote

As the Senate gets ready to vote this evening on a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, support only continues to build.  The latest poll from USA Today shows that “By 60%-25%, those surveyed say Congress and Obama should approve construction of the Keystone pipeline.”  Of course, that’s not surprising considering that poll after […]

Divestment Campaign: More Symbolism over Substance

Today on the National Journal Experts blog, Oil Sands Fact Check’s Matt Dempsey provides the facts about Bill McKibben’s anti-fossil fuel divestment campaign, showing that it is more about symbolism than substance. OSFC previously exposed the truth behind the Rockefeller Brother Fund (RBF) divestment announcement last month, pointing out what many reporters ignored: that RFB, […]

Keystone XL shovel ready six years and counting

Friday, September 19, 2014 marks the six year anniversary of TransCanada’s submission of its application to build the Keystone XL pipeline.  Ahead of that anniversary, Oil Sands Fact Check is releasing an infographic detailing the long history of President Obama’s delay on the pipeline. Keystone XL is as important today as it was six years […]

The U.S. is “Missing an Enormous Opportunity” for Energy Security

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie lit up Twitter this morning with his strong endorsement of Keystone XL and the energy security benefits the pipeline would bring.  As Governor Christie put it, “We are missing an enormous opportunity when we delay development of the Keystone XL pipeline. “Not only is Keystone a major job creator, delays […]