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Editorial: Stuck on the pipeline

In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama tweaked Republicans for their championing so vigorously the Keystone pipeline project. “Let’s set our sights higher than a single oil pipeline,” he nudged. Good idea, if the objective is a comprehensive plan to update the nation’s public works, including broadband. Worthy, too, is the notion that if the pipeline ...

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Obama touts ‘responsible’ energy development measures, climate goals


By Valerie Volcovici Jan 28 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama told lawmakers on Tuesday his energy strategy had boosted the economy and reduced carbon emissions, but he did not address the question of whether he will approve the politically charged Keystone XL oil pipeline. In his annual State of the Union address, Obama touted the role natural gas had played in cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions ...

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