President Obama didn’t even mention the Keystone XL oil pipeline by name in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, but leading environmentalists are reading between the lines and believe they heard clear indications the White House is prepared to kill the project.
Once again placing himself firmly on the side of environmentalists and opposite the oil and gas industry, President Obama on Wednesday rolled out long-awaited regulations to dramatically cut methane emissions over the next decade.
With the introduction of an affordable electric car that can go 200 miles on a single charge, General Motors is setting up a showdown with Tesla to sell an electric vehicle to the masses. It may also upstage a car of its own.
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, Texas Republican, said Monday it remains to be seen whether there will be the necessary two-thirds vote to override a presidential veto on legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
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