Keystone Pipeline Protest in Washington
Members of the activist group Sojourners protest the Keystone Tar Sans Pipeline in front of the White House in Washington on August 23, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
Democrats in the House of Representatives asked for additional time to review a measure by Republicans to push the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The U.S. State Department said a bill forcing approval of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada prevents the government from making an informed decision.
The U.S. president's silence over the Keystone XL pipeline speaks volumes about his commitment to energy security, a House Republican leader said.
Canada is a global leader in mining and hydrocarbons with the potential to reach new markets in the Asia and Pacific region, the natural resource minister said.
As President Obama prepares to deliver his State of the Union address, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, said Obama's policies are "making our economy worse."
Republicans aren't taking "any options off the table" when investigating why the White House denied a permit for Keystone XL, a lawmaker said.
Canadian pipeline company TransCanada said it would reapply for a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline following a White House denial.
Canada sees the planned Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline as a national priority after Washington shot down a rival project, a resource minister said.
President Obama rejected TransCanada Corp.'s application for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the White House said Wednesday.
The safety of oil pipelines running through the United States is a priority for lawmakers supporting the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, an official said.