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Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed

Oil Pipeline - USA Today

TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. It is now looking at a late-2015 start-up.


Keystone pipeline gets mixed State Department review

The State Department gave a mixed review Friday to a controversial Canada-to-U.S. pipeline, neither endorsing nor rejecting the project but noting that it would not significantly alter the development of Canada's tar sands.


EPA Administrator Jackson announces resignation

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, the Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after nearly four years marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation's economy and people's health.


Lawmakers reach compromise on roads, student loans

Facing weekend deadlines for action, congressional leaders have agreed to deals overhauling the nation's transportation programs without a Republican provision forcing approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, and avoiding a doubling of interest rates for new student loans, congressional officials said Wednesday....


Obama faces Dem pressure over pipeline

President Obama is still facing pressure over the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas -- some from Democrats.


Battle over international pipeline grows

The battle over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would stretch 1,700 miles through six states, from Alberta, Canada, across the U.S. heartland, and into Texas to Gulf Coast refineries, is intensifying.


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