Keystone XL Pipeline

West Virginia oil derailment reignites debate over rail vs. pipelines

By   /  February 17, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, National, Nebraska, News, North Dakota, West Virginia  /  No Comments

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A train derailment in West Virginia has re-ignited debate over whether it is best to ship oil by rail or by pipelines.

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Not much ‘energy’ in Obama’s State of the Union address

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, National, News  /  No Comments

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In his State of the Union address, President Obama didn’t say much about oil and gas production, mentioning the word “energy” just twice.

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Democrat Brad Ashford defends his ‘Republican’ votes

By   /  January 20, 2015  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments

Congressman-elect Brad Ashford-D, NE-2.

Facing early, very early, talk of a primary fight come 2016, Democratic Congressman Brad Ashford is defending a series of votes—most notably one in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline—that find him siding with Republicans on Capitol Hill.

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Climate change alarmists silent on economic damage done by climate change alarmists

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National, News  /  No Comments


By M.D. Kittle |

As report Bruce Parker vividly reported Sunday from inside the environmentalist carnival that was the People’s Climate March through midtown Manhattan, this pre-game show to Tuesday’s going-green confab in New York City showcased an array of left-loving characters.

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Florida Legislature urges Obama administration action on Keystone XL

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments


By William Patrick | Florida Watchdog
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Keystone XL pipeline has a long list of supporters, with Florida’s state government joining the fray.
But will it matter?
A pair of state lawmakers spoke Tuesday at the Florida Capitol alongside the Consumer Energy Alliance, a pro-pipeline group that chose Florida as its first stop in a series of […]

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‘I don’t think I could get elected mayor today’ and other opinions from Sam Pick — without the ‘r’

By   /  February 13, 2014  /  New Mexico  /  No Comments

By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE  – “We have bars that charge $9 a drink. It’s hard to get people drunk at $9 a drink.”
Sam Pick, the free-wheeling, shoot-from-the-lip former mayor of Santa Fe, had the crowd at the Rio Chama Steak House right where he wanted them Tuesday night.
Speaking before the Capitalist Forum, a civic group […]

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