The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
The White House sent notice of the veto to the Senate on Tuesday, shortly after the bill was received at the White House. It’s the third veto of Obama’s presidency.
The Republican controlled Congress on Wednesday is set to send a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline to President Obama, who has already vowed to veto it.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
The Senate approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House.
Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.
The House passed legislation Friday approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting the stage for a Senate showdown that mixes energy politics with a fight over a Senate seat.
Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects.
A bid by supporters of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline to force a vote on the controversial project fell apart Wednesday amid partisan bickering over how the vote should be conducted.
Alison Lundergan Grimes is the latest Senate candidate to call for building the Keystone XL pipeline, but that does not seem to have cost her support among environmental groups.
It snakes through North Texas, buried or in the process of being buried, drawing little attention for anyone other than the people who live and work near it.
It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.