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What is the Keystone XL Pipeline?

The United States imports too much oil from overseas.  Building the Keystone XL will bring 830,000 barrels a day of Canadian crude oil to the Gulf Coast where it will be made into gasoline, diesel or aviation fuel to be sold in the United States. 
 

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Keystone XL Marks Six Year Anniversary…

Keystone XL Marks Six Year Anniversary…

Writing at Townhall.com, CEA’s Michael Whatley looks back at what six years of Keystone XL delays has meant for U.S. jobs. Michael Whatley – Keystone XL: Six Years And Still Waiting September 19th will mark the sixth anniversary of when TransCanada first applied for a presidential permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. Hurt the…

Ron Kaminski: Why Labor Leaders Are Committed to Keystone XL

Ron Kaminski: Why Labor Leaders Are Committed to Keystone XL

From Keystone-XL.com:  Being a business manager for the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) #1140 is a big job, and Ron Kaminski works very hard for the members he represents. So when projects like the original Keystone and the proposed Keystone XL come along, Kaminski considers them carefully to ensure he’s putting his members…

Another Labor Day without Keystone XL

Another Labor Day without Keystone XL

This coming Labor Day Weekend marks the fourth year Union construction workers will not be taking a day off from building the Keystone XL Pipeline to enjoy an end to the summer BBQ. Six years of delays are hurting, not helping, the thousands of people who will see benefits from pipeline construction. Independent and government reviews have…

Playlist Released for Willie Nelson & Neil Young Keystone XL Concert

Playlist Released for Willie Nelson & Neil Young Keystone XL Concert

Musicians Willie Nelson and Neil Young are scheduled to perform at a concert on a farm near Neligh, Nebraska on September 27th as part of an effort to raise awareness for the Keystone XL Pipeline. In anticipation of the two Rock N’ Rollers taking the stage, Consumer Energy Alliance is releasing a new playlist of songs…

South Dakota Puts Its Hands Together for Keystone XL

South Dakota Puts Its Hands Together for Keystone XL

Attendees at South Dakota’s annual farm show, Dakotafest, let U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem know they approved of her support for building the Keystone XL pipeline. The Argus Leader newspaper reports the crowd’s reaction was “the loudest applause of the day….” Argus Leader: MITCHELL – If there’s a place where being a supporter of the Keystone XL…

Nature Climate Change Study is Bad Role Model, Prof. says

Nature Climate Change Study is Bad Role Model, Prof. says

Academics and policy experts continue to question the potential environmental affect of building the Keystone XL Pipeline. The U.S. State Department, which has twice evaluated Keystone XL, finds construction would have minimal impact because the development of Canada’s oil sands will move forward with or without Keystone XL.  A analysis which was originally released in 2013 and…

Pipeline Critics or Fact Deniers?

Citing a republished study posted at Nature Climate Change, critics of the Keystone XL Pipeline continue to contend Armageddon will be upon us if President Obama moves ahead with permitting a much needed infrastructure project. Facts are facts, and here are four important facts about what will happen when the Keystone XL Pipeline is built: Demand….

Obama Urged to Link Up Keystone XL

Obama Urged to Link Up Keystone XL

Washington Examiner editor Mark Tapscott has a question for the President of the United States: …what’s Obama waiting for on the northern link? Keystone XL’s southern leg pumped billions into Texas and Oklahoma, so what’s Obama waiting for on the northern link? BY MARK TAPSCOTT | JULY 11, 2014 | 8:44 AM President Obama has…

$4 Gasoline on the 4th of July

$4 Gasoline on the 4th of July

$4 a gallon gasoline is being spotted at the pump this Fourth of July. Here are four things Consumer Energy Alliance recommends the U.S. do right now to make sure a gallon of gasoline is affordable by this time next year. Approve key infrastructure projects including the Keystone XL Pipeline Open the Gulf of Mexico…

Pew Research Poll Finds Liberals Split on Keystone XL

A new poll from Pew Research finds wide support for KXL from the American public. Young and old; Republican and Democrat; Conservative and…well, only folks who call themselves “Solid Liberals” oppose construction.  Considering the spread of support is just 27 points (the smallest range of any demographic group polled), with 30% of “Solid Liberals” wanting…