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US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON | The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.

April 18, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

FILE - This March 11, 2013 file photo shows a sign reading "Stop the Transcanada Pipeline" in a field near Bradshaw, Neb. The US is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decisio…

April 18, 2014 5:28 pm
US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 18, 2014, where he presented the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team. The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agenci…

April 18, 2014 5:28 pm
US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

FILE - This photo March 11, 2013 file photo shows a wooden stick with a pink ribbon marking the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline through farmland near Bradshaw, Neb. The US is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the St…

April 18, 2014 5:28 pm
US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

FILE - This April 19, 2012 file photo shows a truck traveling along highway 14, several miles north of Neligh, Neb. near the proposed new route for the Keystone XL pipeline. The US is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the Stat…

April 18, 2014 5:28 pm
US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

FILE - This May 24, 2012 file photo shows some of about 500 miles worth of coated steel pipe manufactured by Welspun Pipes, Inc., originally for the Keystone oil pipeline, stored in Little Rock, Ark. The US is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keys…

April 18, 2014 5:28 pm
Young environmentalist has fun helping his school and his planet

Young environmentalist has fun helping his school and his planet

If planet Earth makes it through another millennium, it just may be because of Chance Troksa.

November 11, 2013 12:00 am
Purdue student advocates for energy conservation

Purdue student advocates for energy conservation

Purdue University sophomore Kim Reppa is looking forward to making a positive impact in the area of global energy consumption.

November 08, 2012 12:00 am
Students and staff spread the word about recycling

Students and staff spread the word about recycling

SCHERERVILLE | The students of Forest Ridge Academy have become champions for the environment.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
Ind. activist to head federal anti-carp campaign, 4th Ld-Writethru, US

Ind. activist to head federal anti-carp campaign, 4th Ld-Writethru, US

CHICAGO (AP) — John Goss, an environmental activist and former state official from Indiana, was appointed Wednesday as the Obama administration's point man in the fight to prevent Asian carp from gaining a foothold in the Great Lakes.

September 08, 2010 5:46 pm

Renters can do plenty to make their homes more eco-friendly

LOS ANGELES | So you're a renter and you want to green your space, but your landlord won't splurge on solar panels.

August 22, 2010 12:00 am

100 days of oil: Gulf life will never be the same

GRAND ISLE, La. | A hundred days ago, shop owner Cherie Pete was getting ready for a busy summer serving ice cream and po-boys to hungry fishermen. Local official Billy Nungesser was planning his wedding. Environmental activist Enid Sisskin was preparing a speech about the dangers of offshor…

July 28, 2010 10:30 am Related

Lawmakers: Speed up research to stop Asian carp

CHICAGO | Environmentalists have warned for years that it was just a matter of time before the invasive Asian carp broke through an electrical barrier meant to keep it from moving beyond Chicago-area shipping canals. But now that it's happened, efforts to keep the voracious fish out of the G…

June 25, 2010 12:05 pm
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