By Thomas J. Gibson, President and CEO, The American Iron And Steel Institute By definition, a “keystone” is something which other things depend on for support. Americans, including the domestic steel industry, are depending on the Keystone XL pipeline to deliver energy and create jobs. As an energy intensive industry, we know that affordable and reliable sources of […]
By Sean McGarvey, President, North America’s Building Trades Unions Now that the Nebraska Supreme Court vacated the lower court’s ruling and cleared the way for the construction of the Keystone pipeline, there are no more excuses for not moving forward immediately with this project. Years of environmental review by the U.S. State Department and the Nebraska Department […]
By Sabrina Fang Over the next several days the Senate is expected to debate legislation advancing the Keystone XL pipeline. The hope is that a “clean” pro-Keystone XL bill will be sent to the president. A number amendments to the legislation may be proposed, but the best course is for a clean, bipartisan bill to […]
Big Question from President Obama’s Press Conference: Where is He Getting His Talking Points for Keystone XL?
Today, President Obama opened his end-of-the-year press conference, proclaiming that 2014 was a “year of action” – meanwhile it’s clear that after six years and five environmental assessments, President Obama still has not even bothered to read the State Department’s report on Keystone XL. If he had, he would know that every one of his […]
The election is over and the results are clear: Keystone XL won with overwhelming bipartisan support. To mark Keystone XL’s victory last week, Oil Sands Fact Check is releasing a new video, which puts the spotlight on the fact that from Alaska to Louisiana, from Kentucky to Virginia, from Georgia to Colorado, Democratic and Republican […]
As President Obama recently said, he may not be on the ballot this year but his policies are. That was certainly apparent in campaign debates across the country last night, as Democratic candidates worked to distance themselves from the president by voicing their strong support for Keystone XL. As Politico reported this morning, Senator Kay […]