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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On January 16, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave Enbridge a controversialNationwide Permit 12 green-light for its proposed Line 78 pipeline, set to bring heavy tar ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 01:25 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Heather Zichal, former top climate and energy aide to President Barack Obama his top aide in crafting his 2008 presidential campaign energy platform, has joined the ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 01:41 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. State Department recently announced that Amos Hochstein, currently the special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs, will take over as the ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 12:23 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog DeSmogBlog’s Steve Horn and Republic Report’s Lee Fang have co-written an in-depth report on the influence the government-industry revolving door has had on Big Oil��
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 12:04 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Chevron made waves in the business world when it announced its October 6 sale of 30-percent of its holdings in the Alberta-based Duvernay Shale basin to Kuwait Foreign ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2014 at 04:27 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On the Friday before Labor Day — in the form of an age-old “Friday News Dump“ — the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) handed a permit to Enbridge, the ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 04:09 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Heather Zichal, former deputy assistant for energy and climate change to President Barack Obama and nominee to sit on the board of directors of LNG export company ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 09:24 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Heather Zichal, former Obama White House Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, may soon walk out of the government-industry revolving door to ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 11:23 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog While the debate over the TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has raged on for over half a decade, pipeline giant Enbridge has quietly cloned its own Keystone XL ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 10:52 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog TransCanada has taken a page out of former U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s playbook and deployed a public relations “charm offensive” in Texas, home of ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 01:44 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog During his two-day visit this week to Kiev, Ukraine, Vice President Joe Biden unfurled President Barack Obama’s “U.S.Crisis Support Package for Ukraine.” A key ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 01:43 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Is it conventional crude or tar sands? That is the question. And it’s one with high stakes, to boot. The BP Whiting refinery in Indiana spilled between 470 and 1228 ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 11:20 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog In light of ongoing geopolitical tensions in Russia, Ukraine and hotly contested Crimea, three (yes, three!) U.S.Congressional Committees held hearings this week on the ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 26, 2014 at 09:47 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On January 31, President Barack Obama’s U.S. State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the northern leg of TransCanada‘s ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 03:06 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Keystone XL’s southern half is one step closer to opening for business. TransCanada announced that “on Saturday, December 7, 2013, the company began to inject oil ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 12:53 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Cross-Posted from Frack the Media If there is an up-and-coming investigative journalist to follow, it’s Steve Horn of DeSmog Blog. If you follow any of Frack The Media’s social media, you’ve ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 03, 2013 at 08:12 AM PST with 3 Recommends
In President Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan address, he stated that TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would only receive State Department approval "if this project does not ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 06:23 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
If an ecologically hazardous accident happens to TransCanada's Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands pipeline, we can't say we weren't forewarned. That's the latest from a press release and YouTube video ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 10:48 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Checks and Balances Project has announced that the U.S. State Department's Office of Inspector General (OIG) has launched a conflicts-of-interest investigation into dirty dealings pertaining to ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 02:30 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The battle continues over the future of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, with the Tar Sands Blockade continuing and a large forthcoming President's Day anti-Keystone XL rally set to ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 02:11 PM PST with 12 Recommends