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Heitkamp, Hoeven criticize Obama following Keystone request

BISMARCK, N.D. — U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven are criticizing the Obama administration’s long delay in approving the proposed Keystone XL pipeline after the operator asked the U.S. State Department to pause its review of the project. The remarks from the North Dakota senators came Monday after TransCanada’s announcement. The fate of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline has languished for ...

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Factbox – Issues facing Keystone XL oil pipeline

TransCanada Corp has asked the U.S. government to suspend its review of the $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline project that would bring heavy oil from Alberta to U.S. refineries. If granted by the U.S. State Department, the delay would almost certainly hand the decision for the long-delayed project to a future president rather than Barack Obama, a Democrat. Below are ...

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TransCanada official expresses support for gas project

JUNEAU, Alaska — TransCanada Corp. believes in the Alaska liquefied natural gas project, but it also agrees with Gov. Bill Walker’s recommendation that the state buy out the company’s interest in it, a TransCanada official said Wednesday. During an appearance before the House Finance Committee, Vincent Lee, director of major projects development for the Canadian pipeline company, called it a ...

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Legislative consultants: Pipeline buyout decision unlikely to affect Alaska’s finances

JUNEAU — The Alaska Legislature’s oil and gas consultants said in a report released Sunday that the buyout decision facing lawmakers at their special session here is unlikely to have a significant effect on the state’s finances. The administration of Gov. Bill Walker is asking lawmakers to approve spending $150 million to increase the state’s share in the natural gas ...

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Sanders, Clinton set tone for leadoff presidential caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa — Bernie Sanders sharpened the contrast with Hillary Rodham Clinton on a bevy of liberal causes on Saturday, casting himself as a principled progressive before thousands of Iowa Democrats in an appearance that could set the tone for the leadoff presidential caucuses in February. Sanders, the independent Vermont senator, never mentioned Clinton by name at the high-profile ...

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Keystone XL opponents continue push to overturn pipeline law

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska landowners who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline are still trying to overturn a state law that allowed the governor to approve the project route, even though pipeline developer TransCanada is no longer relying on it. Pipeline opponents said Monday they’re concerned that companies could use the law in the future to avoid a five-member state commission ...

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TransCanada to cut more management jobs

CALGARY, Alberta – Pipeline company TransCanada Corp has announced new job cuts, eliminating about 20 percent of its directors as slumping oil prices continue to take their toll on its customers, a spokesman said on Wednesday. The company, which is proposing the Keystone XL and Energy East pipeline projects, said the latest cuts affect about 30 directors. This follows an ...

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Canada election does not affect decision on Keystone pipeline – Kerry

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that the ousting of the ruling Conservative Party in Canada’s election will not affect his decision on whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline between the two countries. Election victor Justin Trudeau of the Liberal party has said he would repair Canada’s relations with the Obama administration and take ...

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