Keystone XL pipeline

Keystone XL pipeline decision delayed until after 2012 election

The Obama administration put off until after the 2012 election a politically charged decision on whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Keystone pipeline decision could be delayed until after election

The Obama administration considers a move that could delay a decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline until after the 2012 election. It would carry oil from Canadian tar sands across a Midwestern aquifer to the Gulf Coast.

Boxer raises environmental concerns over Keystone XL pipeline

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, wrote to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton last week cautioning that environmental studies of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline must be impartial.

Proposed Keystone XL oil project draws a divisive line

The State Department conducts public hearings along the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline's route, from Montana to Texas, to determine whether the project is in the national interest.