| 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 2:39 PM
The email account of Aug. 29, 2008, the day John McCain announced Palin as his running mate, tells a tale of jubilant shock and amazement from Palin devotees.
Palin's staff fired off emails praising her speech – and got lots of love back from the...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:49 AM
As you read this, two starkly different visions of Maryland's energy future are clashing on a sidewalk outside the White House.
One vision embraces the idea of developing clean-energy wind farms off the coast of Ocean City. Those wind farms could one day...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 12:49 PM
President Barack Obama's State Department is not going to issue a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline in its current form, and for this, even the project's most ardent supporters should be grateful. That includesTransCanada Corp. which was reportedly...
| Oct 3, 2011
Reporting from Atkinson, Neb.
Some might have been surprised to hear that plans to build a 1,700-mile oil pipeline through the Midwest to the Gulf Coast — a source of new oil and thousands of jobs — would drive an emotional fault line down...