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 […]
Big Question from President Obama’s Press Conference: Where is He Getting His Talking Points for Keystone XL?
OSFC New Pamphlet: “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL” Click here to view and download the: “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL” pamphlet. Today, Oil Sands Fact Check is releasing a fourteen page pamphlet, “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL,” detailing the numerous reasons the American people overwhelmingly want Keystone XL to […]
IHS CERA Finds: Keystone XL will have “no material impact” on greenhouse gas emissions. Venezuela will be “the number one beneficiary of a negative decision” on Keystone XL. Rail is a viable option for transporting Canadian oil sands: “Even if new pipelines lag oil sands growth, rail will fill the gap, as it is doing […]
Has President Obama read his own State Department’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS)? From his interview over the weekend in the New York Times it doesn’t look like it. If he had he would know that his State Department found – after almost five years of review and numerous studies – that Keystone XL would […]
- Without the facts on their side, Keystone XL opponents are resorting to intense, aggressive political pressure campaigns.
- Meanwhile the facts are clear:
Keystone XL is environmentally sound and a safe means to transport Canadian energy resources;
It will create thousands of American jobs;
It will help the United States achieve energy security; and,
If Keystone XL isn’t built, Canada will still develop its oil sands and oil sands will find another way to the Gulf coast.
“Life is defined by significant events, significant people and significant organizations. And brothers and sisters, today is just that – a group of significant people that have banded together, that came here today to fight for jobs.” – Terry O’Sullivan, President of Labors International Union of North America (LIUNA) A new Oil Sands Fact Check […]