Stung by Keystone reversal, Canadian province doubles down on renewable energy

After getting a “major wake-up call” from the U.S. government in its rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline project, the leader of the Canadian province of Alberta announced an aggressive climate-change plan Sunday that sets emission limits for the oil sands and begins the transition from coal to renewable electricity sources.

Obama Announces Opposition to Keystone Pipeline (Full Speech)

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The White House is rejecting a Canadian company’s application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, sounding a death knell for the controversial project that has long pitted President Barack Obama against Republicans and the energy industry. Website: http://www.rollcall.com Follow us: http://www.twitter.com/RollCall Like us: http://www.facebook.com/RollCallDC Google+: http://www.google.com/+RollCall Tumblr: http://photos.rollcall.com



Canadians oust Keystone champion

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President Barack Obama will wake up Tuesday with a new Canadian leader who’s more interested in helping him reach a global climate change deal – but the long continental chill over the Keystone XL oil pipeline isn’t over yet.

TransCanada Corp to rework Keystone XL application, withdraw legal actions

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CALGARY – TransCanada Corp. is changing its strategy on getting regulatory approvals for its long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. The company said Tuesday it is withdrawing some of its legal applications and constitutional court proceedings in Nebraska and choosing instead to file an application with the state’s Public Service Commission to get approvals for the pipeline route.

Hillary Clinton opposes Keystone XL pipeline

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Hillary Clinton has broken her longstanding silence over the construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, saying at a campaign stop in Iowa that she opposes the controversial project. The Democratic presidential candidate said the project has become an impediment to efforts to fight climate change.
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John Podesta: Hillary Clinton ‘may have more to say’ on Keystone

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LAS VEGAS – John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, said on Monday the former secretary of state is growing impatient over the long-awaited decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline and she “may have more to say” on the issue if the Obama administration’s decision doesn’t come soon….

Harper criticizes Obama’s refusal to approve Keystone XL pipeline

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has voiced his frustration over Barack Obama’s failure to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, saying the President is ignoring U.S. public opinion and the advice of his own officials. “I think there’s very peculiar politics of this particular administration” on the pipeline issue, Mr. Harper said in an interview with Bloomberg television on Wednesday.