Now that the Keystone XL debate has hit Nebraska's Memorial Stadium, it could be a whole new ball game.
More than 1,200 opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline were arrested over the last two weeks. The question now: to what end?
In a video interview with energyNOW!, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu talks about the Keystone XL pipeline as though it has already been approved.
Some environmental activists say they'll turn their back on President Obama if the Keystone XL pipeline is approved. But does he have a political footing to reject it?
With China's vehicle population exploding, is it really so radical to suggest that oil flowing through Keystone XL will be shipped eastward?
Analysts and watchdog groups say recent pipeline spills show the risks posed not just by the Keystone XL pipeline, but also by the aging network of existing pipelines that currently carry the bulk of oil sands crude to Midwest refineries.
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Republicans on the House energy committee seem certain that building the Keystone XL pipeline means all that oil will stay in the U.S.
An Omaha-based trial lawyer firm says it is researching whether it can sue TransCanada over its use of eminent domain to secure a route for the Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska.
The State Department released a supplemental environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline today, essentially restating the findings of the first report.
While discussions of TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL pipeline tend to revolve around environmental impact and energy security, they tend to overlook the real reason projects of this scale are built: Money.