Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    10:19 AM

GasBuddy News Article

46
votes
Nebraska nod puts Keystone pipeline decision squarely on Obama

The Globe and Mail -- TransCanada Corp.’s controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has cleared a key hurdle in Nebraska, leaving U.S. President Barack Obama to decide whether the promised benefits of energy security and construction jobs will trump concerns over climate change.

Environmentalists took that as a signal that the Keystone XL pipeline is in trouble, but proponents note the State Department concluded in an earlier environmental assessment that the pipeline itself would not contribute to higher greenhouse-gas emissions because production would occur in the oil sands with or without it. And supporters suggest Mr. Obama is unlikely to turn down a secure source of oil when events in the Middle East continue to boil.

The Harper government is lobbying heavily to get the project approved to connect


Read the Full Article

Submitted Jan 23, 2013 By: Nicoalbum
Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: Nebraska nod puts Keystone pipeline decision squarely on Obama Back to Topics
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:22,943
Points:2,215,740
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:55:44 AM

time will tell what this will lead to ultimately.
Profile Pic
NemoIL
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:5,292
Points:1,866,120
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:31:07 PM

It has always been on his shoulders. The pipeline will not be approved until obama is out of office.
Profile Pic
10k
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:24,767
Points:2,857,700
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:27:29 PM

well, this kills it..between the terrorist prez of y'alls, and the enviro-nazis, it's dead..

btw-i haven't heard of the enviro-nazis marching on louisville, kn-apparently they are unaware that the "louisville slugger" baseball bat company uses 40,000 trees PER season to make enough bats for a single baseball season..
Profile Pic
crreed1
Champion Author West Virginia

Posts:4,400
Points:3,062,435
Joined:May 2005
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:26:18 PM

old news
Profile Pic
boatfloyd
Champion Author Jacksonville

Posts:4,364
Points:993,265
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:17:55 PM

More Pipe Please
Profile Pic
gocatgo
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:19,036
Points:3,135,410
Joined:Apr 2006
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:15:42 PM

Obama needs to make a quick decision China is waiting for their oil.
Profile Pic
Dragnet
Champion Author Arizona

Posts:18,119
Points:3,493,655
Joined:Jul 2004
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:11:35 PM

We know how bad the Bummer leadership really is. In fact, he doesn't know the first thing about leadership and how to help this country.
Profile Pic
nomad228
Champion Author Columbus

Posts:3,208
Points:592,275
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:10:59 PM

again?
Profile Pic
judgemobile
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:10,176
Points:3,050,810
Joined:Nov 2005
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:09:55 PM

Bummer loves to mess with RED states--he has been told by his advisors to CRUSH AND DESTROY the Republican Party.
Profile Pic
JasTheAce
Champion Author Raleigh

Posts:3,517
Points:774,685
Joined:Nov 2012
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:09:12 PM

just build the bloody thing
Profile Pic
stratlinetime
Champion Author Kalamazoo

Posts:4,889
Points:1,169,320
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:07:38 PM

He will approve it
Profile Pic
PrinceLH
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:5,312
Points:1,143,920
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:07:23 PM

Forward hooo!!!!
Profile Pic
sjhman
Veteran Author Atlanta

Posts:429
Points:758,675
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:06:40 PM

Lets rock and roll
Profile Pic
Blue_Cruzer
Champion Author Lexington

Posts:8,894
Points:1,942,465
Joined:Mar 2007
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:06:38 PM

Obama will delay this.
Profile Pic
TheeRedRam
Champion Author Hartford

Posts:5,667
Points:1,272,920
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:06:36 PM

Not sure about this
Profile Pic
joel27nc
Champion Author Raleigh

Posts:13,151
Points:2,460,795
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:05:37 PM

Okay
Profile Pic
N5EXY
Champion Author Austin

Posts:8,106
Points:2,115,145
Joined:Jul 2004
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:03:43 PM

And - what do we expect of Bozama?
Profile Pic
cheaper0ON
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:3,558
Points:1,001,205
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:03:39 PM

We'll see.
Profile Pic
Glock26
Champion Author Dayton

Posts:4,017
Points:1,212,575
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:03:35 PM

O.K.
Profile Pic
Rageagainsttm
Champion Author Tampa

Posts:10,747
Points:2,487,860
Joined:Jul 2007
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:03:30 PM

That's not good.
Profile Pic
hubhunts
Veteran Author Alabama

Posts:373
Points:80,610
Joined:Jun 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:03:29 PM

Obama will not let it happen cause of his payments from Muslim countrys!
Profile Pic
jetskijerry
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:6,442
Points:1,369,935
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:03:14 PM

could be...
Profile Pic
rahcat
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:5,320
Points:1,268,825
Joined:Jan 2010
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:03:05 PM

Obama will not give his approval to this pipeline.
Profile Pic
mcmonsta
Champion Author Honolulu

Posts:5,591
Points:1,412,160
Joined:Sep 2009
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:58:36 PM

money for projects....what do you think?
Profile Pic
nomad228
Champion Author Columbus

Posts:3,208
Points:592,275
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:54:18 PM

no wonder "trump" is always talking about him.
Profile Pic
Brucevanf
Champion Author New Brunswick

Posts:3,917
Points:848,025
Joined:Aug 2012
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:53:18 PM

We need to move forward or suffer the consequences.
Profile Pic
TheeRedRam
Champion Author Hartford

Posts:5,667
Points:1,272,920
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:47:45 PM

More Krazy crap
Profile Pic
idigau22
Champion Author Washington

Posts:26,846
Points:3,752,415
Joined:Apr 2003
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:44:30 PM

Remember, Obama HATES anything that deals with Fossil Energy! You should have learned that by now!!
Profile Pic
snagged
Veteran Author Akron

Posts:446
Points:275,280
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:44:15 PM

Do it.
Profile Pic
carinthuist
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:5,095
Points:866,000
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:40:53 PM

hope obama says yes
Profile Pic
nwsynthetics
Champion Author Oregon

Posts:1,134
Points:522,935
Joined:Dec 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:34:08 PM

I hope he gives the go
Profile Pic
rjoeh
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:9,680
Points:3,073,960
Joined:Jun 2004
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:31:52 PM

Concidering the climate issue is really a hoax... now will be the opportunity to see if Obama is really a leader for the people or a road block to getting America back on the way to its former status (lost over the last 4 years).
Profile Pic
BREW9
Champion Author Tampa

Posts:3,472
Points:3,516,485
Joined:Jun 2004
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:28:50 PM

build it
Profile Pic
OGW
Champion Author London

Posts:6,975
Points:2,056,260
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:27:21 PM

This will get passed as they don't want Canada sending their oil directly to China and the government knows that Canada will sell it if the US turns it down.
Profile Pic
WIPACKERFAN
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:11,399
Points:2,446,555
Joined:Aug 2005
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:24:57 PM

What are you waiting for Mr President? Just do it!
Profile Pic
Jeeputtputt
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:3,027
Points:692,490
Joined:Aug 2009
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:23:34 PM

obuma? she don't know ____ !!!
Profile Pic
FlogNut
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:114,938
Points:2,572,275
Joined:Oct 2007
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:22:44 PM

This will create jobs. Of course our President somehow failed to mention jobs in his recent Inaugural Address. His Jobs Council hasn't met in over a year. IHMO his plan to reduce unemployment is to get more and more people to give up looking for jobs and thus be dropped by the government bean counters from the unemployment stats.
Profile Pic
mstearno
Champion Author Dayton

Posts:9,537
Points:2,238,465
Joined:Jan 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:20:48 PM

so we are hosed
Profile Pic
gasmack
Champion Author Ventura

Posts:3,573
Points:1,218,770
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:17:56 PM

We'll see.
Profile Pic
yyc2yow
Champion Author Ottawa

Posts:1,039
Points:656,095
Joined:Dec 2009
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:16:32 PM

again just do it
Profile Pic
Ray_10589
Champion Author New York

Posts:7,381
Points:1,769,265
Joined:May 2009
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:13:53 PM

build it!!
Profile Pic
BBHybrid
Champion Author Pittsburgh

Posts:6,530
Points:1,310,075
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:09:01 PM

that will not happen
Profile Pic
s6sputnik
Champion Author Austin

Posts:7,622
Points:1,853,470
Joined:Jun 2007
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:06:52 PM

Maybe there are good reasons to be cautious!
Profile Pic
toadNY
Champion Author Albany

Posts:9,695
Points:2,119,175
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:06:50 PM

If it to help US it won't happen!
Profile Pic
drz614
Champion Author Harrisburg

Posts:4,922
Points:1,202,940
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:05:12 PM

LetemEatCake: agree with you both.
Profile Pic
Lukus
Champion Author Halifax

Posts:10,745
Points:2,259,635
Joined:Nov 2007
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:05:10 PM

Now it is Obama's court and he had better get workers doing their jobs.
Profile Pic
smoketown
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:8,633
Points:1,960,105
Joined:Feb 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:05:02 PM

S.O.S again !
Profile Pic
Karisholman
Veteran Author Nevada

Posts:471
Points:563,385
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:04:54 PM

This pipeline will help our economy and there are safety features in place.
Profile Pic
serrog
Champion Author Nova Scotia

Posts:8,170
Points:2,116,765
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:04:45 PM

Git 'er done
Profile Pic
grt197
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:2,141
Points:511,130
Joined:Jan 2013
Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:04:31 PM

MAY BE LETS C
Post a reply Back to Topics