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 […]

Domestic Steel Industry Supports Keystone Xl

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 […]

The Canadian Perspective on Keystone XL

By Mark Green Under-noticed in the Obama administration’s obstruction of the Keystone XL pipeline is potential damage that’s being done to our relationship with Canada – our neighbor, strategic ally and No. 1 supplier of imported oil – without which our economy and way of life would be much affected. That there’s a rupture over […]

Time for the President to Listen to The People

The #TimeToBuild crowd is getting louder and louder.  The House has now joined the Senate, saying in one clear congressional voice, that the Keystone XL pipeline should finally be built.  Democrats, Republicans and the majority of American people see benefits that would come with building this critical energy infrastructure project.  The question is, when will […]

EPA Chooses Politics Over Facts

By Sabrina Fang Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency released a letter on the Keystone XL pipeline which had the effect desired by the Agency – a distortion of the issue (emphasis added): “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said developing Canadian oil sands would significantly increase greenhouse gases…” says Bloomberg. “Replacing conventional crude with 830,000 barrels of […]

Congress can get work done, Mr. President reconsider your KXL veto

By Sabrina Fang Democrats and Republicans have started 2015 on the right foot, proving they can come together to pass meaningful legislation and they have. Both chambers have passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. But the big question is will the president embrace this bipartisan accomplishment and work with Congress or will he […]