If Keystone gets nixed, Canadian pipeline operators have a Plan B: Olive - For environmentalists lobbying against the Keystone XL pipeline through the U.S., a made-in-Canada option might pose a bigger problem.

If Keystone gets nixed, Canadian pipeline operators have a Plan B: Olive - For environmentalists lobbying against the Keystone XL pipeline through the U.S., a made-in-Canada option might pose a bigger problem.

Michigan Governor Snyder and Attorney General Schuette:   Michigan, which holds the world's largest body of fresh water, is being threaten by oil. Since 1988, Michigan has granted a Canadian pipeline that runs along the bottom of the Great Lakes at the Straits of Mackinac, and through many ecosystems....

Michigan Governor Snyder and Attorney General Schuette: Michigan, which holds the world's largest body of fresh water, is being threaten by oil. Since 1988, Michigan has granted a Canadian pipeline that runs along the bottom of the Great Lakes at the Straits of Mackinac, and through many ecosystems....

With the debate still raging over Keystone XL, the company behind the pipeline is already hard at work promoting a PR strategy for its larger and entirely Canadian pipeline, Energy East.

With the debate still raging over Keystone XL, the company behind the pipeline is already hard at work promoting a PR strategy for its larger and entirely Canadian pipeline, Energy East.

Rising costs, transport woes threaten to slow oil boom - The Globe and Mail * Refers to the portion of U.S. Bakken production that is also transported on the Canadian pipeline network.

Rising costs, transport woes threaten to slow oil boom - The Globe and Mail * Refers to the portion of U.S. Bakken production that is also transported on the Canadian pipeline network.

What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands: Why a First Nations student from British Columbia is taking on a controversial trans-Canadian pipeline project—through song. [Photo by Carol Carson]

What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands: Why a First Nations student from British Columbia is taking on a controversial trans-Canadian pipeline project—through song. [Photo by Carol Carson]

President Obama vetoed Congress’ effort to expedite approval of the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday, but the decision to allow the Canadian pipeline to cross the U.S. border is still on the president’s desk. As part of the process, the president will be considering comments from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is using lower oil prices as a last ditch effort to give him a new excuse to deny the pipeline—an argument he should reject.

President Obama vetoed Congress’ effort to expedite approval of the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday, but the decision to allow the Canadian pipeline to cross the U.S. border is still on the president’s desk. As part of the process, the president will be considering comments from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is using lower oil prices as a last ditch effort to give him a new excuse to deny the pipeline—an argument he should reject.

Canadian pipeline company TransCanada announced Wednesday afternoon it is suing the Obama administration under NAFTA provisions for the U.S. decision last November to reject the unpopular Keystone XL pipeline.

Canadian pipeline company TransCanada announced Wednesday afternoon it is suing the Obama administration under NAFTA provisions for the U.S. decision last November to reject the unpopular Keystone XL pipeline.

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