Is Keystone XL a done deal?

In a video interview with energyNOW!, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu talks about the Keystone XL pipeline as though it has already been approved.

A line in the sand over Keystone XL?

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?

Workers clean up from the 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill. (Photo by mic stolz via Creative Commons)

Analysts: Oil sands pipelines pose Midwest risk

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.Photo by mic stolz via Creative Commons

Class action suit over Keystone XL?

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.

Keystone XL: What it’s really all about

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.