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Another clog in the pipeline

...policy failure along the northern border ? the Keystone XL pipeline.After dithering on the Canada-to-U.S. oil pipeline for the entirety of his first term, the White House now says it is "highly unlikely" President Obama will sign off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-24/another-clog-pipeline
Ideological purity or a stronger economy? Partisanship hurting progress

...disasters. Pipelines are safer, less expensive and pollute less than trains. America has 2.6 million miles of gas and oil pipelines, and an additional thousand miles is insignificant.Because the tar sands oil will be refined in any case, the claim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-01/ideological-puri
No runoff lets Republicans focus on Rep. Barrow

...that featured him cocking a rifle. This year he's joined Republicans in supporting construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki over chronic delays in medical care for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-25/no-runoff-lets-republicans-fo
Democrats, Republicans face off in Senate debates

...debate Sunday, defending her support for the Keystone XL oil pipeline and the Second Amendment.Meanwhile, Republican candidates...checks to gun shows and Internet sales.On the Keystone oil pipeline, Nunn said a federal study had concluded the "environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-11/democrats-republicans-face-se
GOP blocks Democrats' minimum wage try in Senate

...increase, Congress should work on bills creating jobs, such as allowing construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas, Republicans said.Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said of the bill's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/gop-blocks-democrats-minim
Georgia candidates react to Obama's emission plan

...she tries to woo independents. She's also questioned aspects of the Affordable Care Act and backed the Keystone XL oil pipeline. "There has been a significant amount of work done by Georgia Power and the state of Georgia around ensuring that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-07/georgia-candid
Another clog in the pipeline

...to "help" the American people. Well, here's a chance to do some real good.The Keystone Canada-to-U.S. oil pipeline is ready to go. The $5.3 billion privately funded project will create 42,000 jobs and deliver 830,000 barrels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-27/another-clog-pipeline
Football season is over

...alleged environmental concerns is no longer an excuse, as the 11-volume report concludes the Canada-to-U.S. oil pipeline would not substantially worsen greenhouse gas emissions. In fact, the report states Canadian oil would be extracted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-12/football-season-over
NTSB: Oil train crash risks 'major loss of life'

...Philadelphia, Madison and Milwaukee, Wis., Kansas City, Kan., and Peoria, Ill.Supporters of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline say the risk of transporting oil by rail highlights the need for the pipeline, which would carry oil derived from tar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/ntsb-oil-train-crash-risks
John Barrow is pro-energy

...House of Representatives in support of the Keystone oil pipeline, to voting against "cap and trade," Mr. Barrow...nations.Mr. Barrow understands that the Keystone oil pipeline is not simply important because of the access that it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-10-22/john-barrow-pro-energy