Keystone XL

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Alberta tar sands have a new man in Washington. Alberta MP Rob Merrifield announced on Wednesday he was resigning his seat in parliament to serve as Alberta’s envoy to D.C., where he will focus on gaining approval for the Keystone XL pipeline, among other issues. The appointment is an effort by Alberta Premier Jim Prentice "to get Alberta's...
Steve Horn
In a recent quarter two call for investors , Enbridge Inc executives said the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
'We can't be investing in infrastructure that's going to lock in our fossil...

Further

The Green Party's Jill Stein became the 33rd person arrested at the Keystone blockade in Texas when she brought supplies to treesitters who have spent two months trying to block the pipeline. Linking the ravages of Sandy with climate change, Stein criticized Obama and Romney as "pipeline politicians." “I’m here to connect the dots between climate devastation and pipeline politicians – both Obama and Romney – who are competing (for) the role of Puppet In Chief for the fossil fuel industry."