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 […]

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 […]

OSFC OP-ED: Keystone XL means jobs and energy security for America (Illinois Business Journal)

Illinois Business Journal Keystone XL means jobs and energy security for America By Katie Brown This article originally appeared in the Illinois Business Journal   With a stroke of his pen, President Obama today can approve the Keystone XL pipeline, creating tens of thousands of good-paying American jobs and significantly strengthening our energy security – it’s that […]

New Study Finds Influx of Canadian Oil Sands Hasn’t Increased GHG Emissions Intensity

IHS CERA Finds: –          The United States has increased imports of Canadian oil sands by 75% from 2005 to 2012. –          Despite the influx of Canadian oil sands, “The GHG emissions rate for the average crude oil consumed in the United States was unchanged between 2005 and 2012.” –          “45% of US oil supply falls […]

Steyer recycles ad that earned him “four Pinocchios” in latest political stunt

Billionaire anti-Keystone XL activist Tom Steyer is clearly walking back his previous threats to attack Democrats that support Keystone XL.  What he hasn’t done, however, is walk back the false claims that earned him “four Pinocchios” earlier this year from the Washington Post Fact Checker. Here’s his new ad attacking Senator Marco Rubio, which is […]

Steyer says Keystone XL won’t define Obama’s climate legacy while Earth Day protest draws sparse crowd

Today is Earth Day – one of the biggest days of the year for activists across the globe, yet Keystone XL opponents were only able to draw about 60 to 70 folks to Washington DC for the Cowboy Indian Alliance protest, as Politico reported earlier today. Meanwhile we have some breaking news: as Keystone XL […]