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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.

 

11.14.14

Republican-controlled House passes legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline

Congress inched closer Friday to a possible showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL oil pipeline as the Republican-controlled House approved the project. Supporters in the Democratic-run Senate predicted they will get the 60 votes needed to pass it next week

 

11.14.14

House approves Keystone XL pipeline, Senate up next

U.S. House approved legislation, 252-161, for the ninth time to authorize construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline