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01.05.15

House Plans to Vote on Keystone XL Bill Friday

The US House of Representatives is planning to vote Friday on legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline, It will be the tenth time since 2011 that the GOP-controlled chamber has passed measures approving the pipeline, which has been under review by the Obama administration for more than six years. The Senate is expected to begin consideration of a similar bill on Wednesday...

 

01.04.15

Andrew Cuomo's fracking psuedo-science

What do Bigfoot and New York's ban on fracking ban have in common? The evidence supporting the existence of both is equally (un)credible.

 

12.31.14

Editorial: New York’s fearful ban on hydraulic fracking

The state of New York has ended its six-year-old temporary moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas drilling in shale formations by implementing an outright ban on the practice.

 

12.29.14

Let Keystone XL move forward

In his latest remarks on the Keystone XL pipeline President Obama repeated the dubious claim that the Canadian oil it will carry will be mostly shipped abroad with only "nominal" benefit for American consumers.

 

12.08.14

Another Voice: Cuomo should lift the state's moratorium on fracking

Job growth must be Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's top priority over the next four years. New York's unemployment rate is still well above 6 percent. Over half a million state residents are out of work.

 

11.24.14

Keystone XL Pipeline: Facts are Facts

It seems as though the polarization of the United States is increasing. As issues continue to emerge, the spin is spun and citizens of this once united nation find themselves at odds with neighbors, friends, coworkers and even family. One recent issue involves the passage of the Keystone XL pipeline.

 

11.19.14

Shale Revolution: Opportunity To Jump-Start Economic Growth

Will the U.S. shale boom turn out to be a bust? The recent decline in oil prices has left some questioning whether it can be sustained.

 

11.19.14

See Who Voted For the Keystone Pipeline, and Who Didn't

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes on S.2280 ("A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.") November 18, 2014, 05:55 PM. YEAs: 59, NAYs: 41. Alphabetical by Senator Name:

 

11.18.14

Big cities are dominating the recovery, leaving the rest of America behind

There are two American economies right now: big cities and everyone else.

 

11.17.14

Fracking Bans Enrage Coloradans Sitting on Energy Riches

Mineral owners left out of the energy boom in Colorado and other states are mobilizing to fight local fracking bans they say are depriving them of billions of dollars in oil and natural-gas royalties.