Tag Archives: Keystone XL

Obama Decides On Keystone XL

Obama announced at 11:00 Nov 6 in 2015 that the contentious Keystone XL program has been rejected. This is written minutes after President Obama publicly announced his administration’s rejection of the Keystone upgrade project. LastTechAge has been following this since … Continue reading

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KXL threatens US environment -Not energy -Not climate

Keystone XL is is a threat to US environmental integrity. Its Senate vote is near. The bill forcing development of the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline build is about to be set before the president.   The proponents say it is about … Continue reading

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Water, Groundwater and XL

Water reserves in the Midwest are an endangered resource.  XL performance will disrupt both our national food supply and the water for many cities. High Plains Aquifer is dangerously depleted in large regions.  This was the message by Michael Wines … Continue reading

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Reject Keystone XL. It is about US ecology, not global climate

The US State Department released its Keystone XL pipeline report.  Guess what?  It concluded that accepting or rejecting XL would have little affect on world climate. XL – pretty small stuff.  The State Department report is right as far as … Continue reading

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Keystone XL is not about climate change, Joe Nocera

The argument against the XL pipeline is based on US interests, should not be about climate change. Joe Nocera published a column in the Feb 19 (2013) print edition of the New York Times. He explains why we must support the XL … Continue reading

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US Petroleum Exports are Huge

On March 7, last week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a short report that showed that in 2011, U.S. petroleum exports exceeded imports for the first time since 1949. That was their headline.  The data in this report … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Is About Exports

Is the Keystone XL push to the Texas coast for American energy or for export? The U.S. EIA released a new graph that is an attention-getter. In 2011, petroleum exports exceeded imports. This was the first time for this in … Continue reading

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