| Feb 5, 2014
Re "The future of Keystone XL," Editorial, Feb. 4
The Times writes: "If developed nations had started earlier … oil pipelines and Arctic drilling rigs would hold little attraction."
Given no credit, Jimmy Carter did start early. He is...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The nation's debt ceiling is back in the news this week and for all the old, familiar reasons. By month's end, it will need to be raised or the U.S. Treasury will run out of money to pay the country's outstanding bills, and House Republicans are once...
| Feb 9, 2014
Re "The future of Keystone XL," Editorial, Feb. 2
TransCanada hasn't had a spill from our actual oil pipelines. The first Keystone pipeline has safely delivered more than 550 million barrels of oil to U.S. refineries.
In 2011 we replaced some fittings...
| Feb 12, 2014
The debate over the Keystone XL pipeline may look like just another example of the partisan divide on Capitol Hill. If only it were that easy.
President Obama's dilemma over whether to approve the 1,600-mile pipeline, which would move oil from Canada to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:02 PM
WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline released Friday by the State Department found the project would have a negligible impact on climate change, bolstering the case for the controversial project as it heads to...
| Feb 2, 2014
The State Department is probably right to conclude, as it did Friday, that the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project would have a negligible effect on climate change. Even though the extraction of the oil would certainly cause significant pollution,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:38 AM
With the revised route for the Keystone XL pipeline having last week won approval from Nebraska's Republican governor, the geology of North America's most controversial energy project is clear: It has landed President Barack Obama between a rock and a...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 12:05 PM
More than 200 opponents to the Keystone XL Pipeline gathered Sunday in Chicago’s Grant Park, about halfway between Washington, D.C.—where thousands more marched against the proposed pipeline – and the route that would carry Canadian...
| Mar 29, 2013
President Barack Obama has a big decision to make about this nation's economic future. The call is an easy one, and it's long overdue.
The president should approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would link the rich oil sands in the Canadian province...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:28 PM
On Wednesday, President Obama was in town for a fundraiser, and I headed down to the Hilton Chicago on South Michigan to cover the Keystone protest.
A couple things:
1) It’s telling that despite the supposed scandals engulfing the president, I...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:14 PM
About 3 million barrels of crude are being loaded into the southern section of the Keystone XL pipeline as operators prepare to start operations next month, even as environmental critics continue to assail the safety of the project and lament legal...