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 […]

Fact Checking President Obama as Congress Votes on Keystone XL

As Congress moves forward with bills to approve Keystone XL, President Obama made a number of comments about the pipeline, which simply don’t align with the facts.  To help cut through the flurry of activity and misinformation, OSFC is providing the top key facts you should know: 1)    Keystone XL Will Not Be an Export […]

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 […]

Keystone XL opponents grasp at straws in latest stunt

Keystone XL opponents’ climate claims have been repeatedly debunked by the Obama administration, research institutions, and energy and climate experts, yet they haven’t given up. Today, the anti-Keystone XL group, Friends of the Earth, submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the State Department asking it to hand over all the documents related […]

As Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL Opponents Recycle Old Stunts

Support across the country for the Keystone XL pipeline is overwhelming. In fact, as a Pew Poll revealed last month, it’s “almost universal.” But that’s no wonder considering that the benefits of Keystone XL are obvious.  As our pamphlet “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL” explains, Keystone XL will create tens of thousands of […]