The Facts NBC Did NOT Tell You About Keystone XL

After nearly six years of review, the Keystone XL pipeline is perhaps the most studied pipeline in the world. It’s also likely the only pipeline that’s been consistently in the media spotlight. So it was very surprising to see a recent NBC news article, entitled “‘We Will Fight': Keystone XL Pipeline Foes Fear Worst for […]

As more Democrats join in support of Keystone XL, opponents shift their message again

New voices in support of Keystone XL are appearing in droves.  Just today, Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn told volunteers that President Obama should approve Keystone XL.  As she said, “I have a lot of friends who have different perspectives on Keystone,” Nunn said. “We need to continue to focus on green […]

Five Things You Need to Know About the Nebraska Keystone XL Court Ruling

This afternoon, Lancaster County District Judge Stephanie Stacy issued a ruling which finds that the law giving Governor Heineman of Nebraska the authority to approve a revised route for the Keystone XL pipeline violates the state’s constitution. Here are five things you need to know about the decision: 1. The ruling has nothing to do […]

NEW VIDEO: A Boon to the U.S. Economy: A Message to the President

*View the video HERE This morning, as the U.S. State Department commences its hearing in Nebraska on the Keystone XL pipeline, Oil Sands Fact Check released a new video, titled, “A Boon to the U.S. Economy: A Message to the President,” featuring Nebraska labor union members and manufacturers calling on President Obama to approve Keystone […]

Facts, Not Excuses, Should Guide Decision on Re-Routed Keystone XL

It’s good to hear that TransCanada has submitted its new application for a presidential permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The application comes just weeks after the Nebraska legislature approved a bill to move forward with a new route in that state that avoids the sensitive Sand Hills region. Even better news would be that the White House, […]

No More Excuses on Keystone XL

In response to a question about the Keystone XL pipeline back in January, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters: “[I]t is a fallacy to suggest that the president should sign into law something when there isn’t even an alternate route identified in Nebraska …” Carney also said the then-delay in reviewing the project was […]