Posted on July 17, 2012
Ten widely cited climate scientists say the State Department’s review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline should include a “serious” evaluation of how enabling Canadian oil sands development will affect the planet’s climate.
Posted on June 19, 2012
House Democrats introduced legislation Tuesday that would require a comprehensive study of the health dangers related to mountaintop removal coal mining. More controversially, the bill would also halt all new mountaintop coal projects until the health study is complete.
Posted on June 8, 2012
A conservative advocacy group says it's spending almost $1 million on ads to corral support for an upcoming Senate effort to overturn Environmental Protection Agency rules that require cuts in toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants.
Posted on January 29, 2012
Republicans are pressing Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) to buck his leadership and use his authority in the payroll tax conference to green-light the Keystone oil sands pipeline.
Posted on August 11, 2011
The CEO of the company lobbying to build a pipeline bringing Canadian oil sands to Gulf Coast refiners has a warning for green groups opposing the project: The oil sands will be developed with or without expanded U.S. imports.
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