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Partisan gridlock saps energy efficiency outcome

Partisan gridlock saps energy efficiency outcome

Days after President Barack Obama touted executive actions aimed at increasing energy efficiency, a bill with similar goals is expected to fall victim to partisan gridlock in the Senate. A…

Keystone Pipeline review? Maybe after midterms

Keystone Pipeline review? Maybe after midterms

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the…

Can Obama hold Democrats together in election year?

Can Obama hold Democrats together in election year?

Seeking to preserve party unity in an election year, President Barack Obama is trying to tamp down internal Democratic divisions on issues like trade and energy, even as friendly lawmakers…

Obama’s reasons to reject Keystone pipeline are dwindling

Obama’s reasons to reject Keystone pipeline are dwindling

President Barack Obama is running out of reasons to say no to Keystone XL, the proposed oil pipeline that’s long been looming over his environmental legacy. Five years after the…

Keystone pipeline clears State Department review

Keystone pipeline clears State Department review

The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to the controversial pipeline from Canada through the heart of…

Obama faces political problems with Keystone pipeline

Obama faces political problems with Keystone pipeline

President Barack Obama will lay out an agenda on jobs, the economy and the environment during his State of the Union speech on Tuesday. But he is unlikely to mention…

Protesters: ‘Obama, stop pipeline!’

Protesters: ‘Obama, stop pipeline!’

Some 200 people staged a sit-in outside the US State Department Monday, demanding that President Barack Obama stop the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. Activists from environmental groups and civil society…

Obama’s controversial EPA administrator resigns

Obama’s controversial EPA administrator resigns

The Obama administration‘s chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil…

Environmentalists wonder: What are Republicans smoking?

Environmentalists wonder: What are Republicans smoking?

Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline as a gift to environmentalists. Newt Gingrich calls Obama “President Algae” for supporting research on biofuels.…