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2014-04-18 16:21:22

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House move to further the delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline after almost six years of exhaustive review is not in our national interest and Congress should act, API President and CEO Jack Gerard said today. "It's a sad day for America's workers when politics trumps job creating policy at the White House," said Gerard. "After nearly six years of review, repeated research on the pipeline's benefits to economic...

2014-04-10 12:30:09

TransCanada Executive Joins Leaders from Building Trades Unions and Helmets to Hardhats Program to Tour Training Facility CHICAGO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National and local leaders from North America's Building Trades Unions today joined with the Executive Director of Helmets to Hardhats and a senior executive with TransCanada to discuss the importance of large, shovel ready infrastructure projects like the Keystone XL Pipeline to America's National Guard, Reserve and...

2014-04-08 12:33:32

DALLAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers Power Transmission and Distribution (T&D) In Asia-Pacific - Infrastructure, Investment and Regulation Analysis and Annual Global Planned Pipelines Outlook - Enhancing Export Opportunities, Addressing Energy Security Concerns and Providing Alternative Supply Sources 2014 research reports in its store. Incorporation of renewable energy into grid to drive transmission and distribution market says the...

2014-03-12 23:23:37

By a nearly 3 to 1 margin, Americans support the expansion of the Keystone XL pipeline, according to Chem Rock Technologies. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 One of the most fundamental results of the oil boom is obvious: there is much more oil. Thus, increased efficiency in drilling for crude also comes with a greater need for the infrastructure required to ship it to processing facilities. One proposal to help facilitate this process is the construction of a new pipeline, known as Keystone XL....

2014-03-05 12:21:54

OTTAWA, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Building Trades Unions (CBTU) welcomes the filing of the Energy East Project Description with the National Energy Board. This first formal step brings Canada one step closer to energy security and one step closer to no longer having to rely on foreign oil. Speaking on behalf of CBTU, Canadian Director Robert Blakely said in Edmonton today: "Our membership, half a million strong across the country is looking forward to this project; it is...

2014-02-27 00:20:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the State Department Inspector General's conclusion that there was no wrongdoing concerning the department's review of Keystone XL pipeline, API said no more evidence is needed to get this job creating project built. "The latest IG report removes another attempt by KXL opponents to block the project," said API Downstream Operations Senior Manager, Refining and Oil Sands Cindy Schild. "After more than five years,...

2014-02-04 12:21:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a lot Americans deserve to know about the work and the conduct of the State Department staff who pushed the Keystone XL Environmental Impact Statement into its final form last week. The foremost concern is the omission of the strikingly clear, recent statements by tar sand executives (here, here and here) that the pipeline is essential to their ability to drive the extraction of tar sands oil. Together, these statements directly contradict the...

2014-02-02 12:20:10

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, NextGen Climate Action President Tom Steyer sent the following letter to Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the State Department's Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL pipeline. February 2, 2014 Secretary John Kerry U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW ?Washington, DC 20520 Secretary Kerry: I am sure you know that I have the utmost respect for the leadership you bring to the State Department when it comes...

2014-01-31 20:20:30

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC urged the Obama Administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, following the release today of the State Department's long-awaited environmental impact statement. The report concluded that the pipeline will have little impact on global climate change. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "AJC has long advocated for the Keystone XL pipeline because it is critically important for U.S. energy security,...

2014-01-31 16:22:02

MONTPELIER, Vt., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the reaction of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senate President Pro Tempore and chairman of the Appropriations Committee's State Department And Foreign Operations Subcommittee, on the State Department's final EIS On The Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline: "I look forward to reviewing the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL Pipeline. "While this process has included more than 1.5 million public...