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2014-01-31 16:21:58

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the outcome of the Department of State's Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the Keystone XL pipeline. "Five years, five federal reviews, dozens of public meetings, over a million comments and one conclusion ? the Keystone XL pipeline is safe for the environment," said Gerard. "This final review puts to rest any credible concerns about the pipeline's...

2014-01-29 00:20:24

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard laid out smart energy policies that President Obama can take unilaterally to achieve his State of the Union goal of relieving income inequality: "If President Obama has decided to take unilateral action, he can fight income inequality by seizing this once-in-a-lifetime energy moment by allowing oil and natural gas jobs that pay seven times the minimum wage. "The American...

2014-01-28 20:21:38

NextGen Challenges Tar Sands Lobby to Put the Puck in the Goal on Basic Question: Will Keystone Oil Stay in the U.S.? SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, NextGen Climate Action Senior Advisor Chris Lehane issued the following challenge to TransCanada and the tar sands lobby: "The tar sands lobby's credibility is skating on thin ice when it comes to avoiding the clear question raised in our ad: Once Keystone's tar sands oil is refined on the Gulf Coast, will it stay...

2014-01-23 16:21:27

NEW YORK and PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Replacing aging wastewater, drinking water, and gas distribution pipes in Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas can create more long-term jobs in the pipeline and construction industries than the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, according to a new report released today by E3 Network and Labor Network for Sustainability. The Keystone XL pipeline has been touted as a means to address America's job...

2013-12-23 12:22:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest in pipeline news forecasts approval for Keystone XL. Enbridge's Northern Gateway oil-sands pipeline was approved last week, as the National Energy Board stated; "Canada would be "better off" with the pipeline than without it." Brigham McCown, the former head of the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration says, "The approval of the Canadian pipeline blows a major hole in anti-keystone theories, paving the way...

2013-12-12 16:21:58

Further headway on power plant pollution, rejecting Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and protecting people from fracking needed in 2014 WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a key year for the American people's health and the environment, the nation has expanded clean energy and efficiency and acted against climate change, but further steps are needed to protect our communities and public health in 2014, according to experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council....

2013-12-11 12:21:59

Keystone XL, Fracking, NRDC's Plan to Cut Carbon Emissions from Power Plants, and More. WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council on Thursday will conduct a year-in-review press briefing that also will look ahead at the challenges and opportunities for significant progress for our health and environment in 2014. We'll discuss: fracking; NRDC's plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants and U.S. EPA standards; the proposed...

2013-12-02 12:22:51

Pollution From Pipeline Greater Than 50 Coal Plants, Cannot Be Offset WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Top North American experts on climate change, pollution offsets and financial markets met today to determine if the controversial Keystone XL pipeline can pass the climate test set by President Obama last June. President Obama said he would only approve the pipeline if it "doesn't significantly exacerbate the problem of carbon pollution." At the half-day summit, panels of experts...

2013-11-07 16:23:56

Top scientists, academic and private sector experts to discuss Keystone XL's carbon footprint, impact on climate, feasibility of offsets WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, December 2(nd), U.S. and Canadian experts will convene to explore the pivotal question President Obama posed during his June 25(th) speech at Georgetown University: Would Keystone XL "significantly exacerbate" carbon pollution? The summit--"Can Keystone Pass the President's Climate Test?"--will...

2013-11-06 08:23:09

HOUSTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oiltanking Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OILT) (the "Partnership") today announced that the board of directors of its general partner has approved approximately $200 million of additional crude expansion projects. The Partnership intends to construct two new crude oil pipelines connecting its Houston terminal with Crossroads (sometimes referred to as Moore Road) Junction, a critical distribution point for the Houston market, for a total cost of...