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The Top-10 Myths Vs. Facts About Keystone XL

11/3/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

Let’s bust the biggest myths about Keystone XL one at a time, then find out how you can help stop the pipeline. Read more >

Protesters gathered to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline at the Tar Sands rally on Friday, October 7, 2011

WATCH – Say No to Keystone Pipeline, Chorus of Advocates Urge

10/11/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Watch NWF coverage of the press conference, public hearings, and rally here.  Our cause is serious but the protest united us in a spirit of hope. “Yes you can. Stop the pipeline,” chanted Keystone XL pipeline opponents on Friday, directing […] Read more >

Nebraska Governor Tells Feds Keystone XL Route Unsafe

8/31/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline route is unsafe, and the federal government’s environmental risk analysis is wrongly optimistic. That’s the assessment of Nebraska Republican Governor Dave Heineman who today sent a letter to President Obama and Secretary of State […] Read more >

Officials Acknowledge XL Tar Sands Pipeline Skipped on Safety

8/5/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

House and Senate Make Hopeful Progress Amidst Rash of Spills Emerging from talks with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird late this week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton indicated that the State Department is getting ready to approve the dirtiest, […] Read more >

U.S. Not Ready for Keystone XL Worst-Case

7/11/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Are giant Canadian oil companies fudging their safety analyses to get the mother of all pipelines built across the U.S.?  And what could happen if a mega-pipeline has a catastrophic Fukushima-style disaster? Pipelines have been spilling regularly across the U.S., […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Earth, Snow & Fire

6/14/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Comments on Keystone Quote: Representative Bob Inglis (R-SC) Economic Story of the Week: USDA Grants Help Farmers Face Climate Change Editorial of the Week: Solutions: Time to rethink flood control Declining Snowpack Strains […] Read more >

Tar Sands – EPA Says State Dept Did Inadequate Risk Review

6/7/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

The Keystone XL second environmental impact statement is “inadequate” according to a document released by the Environmental Protection Agency today. Over 260,000 Americans wrote to the State Department in opposition to the controversial pipeline.  State is in charge of permitting […] Read more >

Back to Bullying for Tar Sands Pipeline Giant

4/18/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

  TransCanada, the company plotting to build the Keystone XL 2,000-mile, $14 billion pipeline splicing through five states to ship Canadian crude oil to Gulf refineries has added yet one more misstep to its history of deception and misdeeds. Under […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Riding the Budget Wave

4/5/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Hello Capsule readers! In addition to the wind, rain, and cherry blossom pollen, there’s tension in the air this week as questions abound. Will certain Congressmen keep trying to attach riders that destroy our environmental protections to the budget bill? […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Big Oil Wants to Skimp on Safety

3/15/2011 // By NWF

This is my first edition of the NWF Climate Capsule! It will be an exciting privilege to bring you up to the minute news and views on climate and energy straight from the National Wildlife Federation. Thanks for reading and […] Read more >