Pipeline Bill First in New Senate

(CNN) — When Republicans take control of the senate next month, expect the Keystone Pipeline to be on top of their to-do list. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says legislation authorizing construction of the pipeline will be the first bill scheduled for a vote. McConnell says the pipeline, which would connect Canada’s oil sands … Continue reading »

Keystone Pipeline Bill Fails

WASHINGTON D.C. — The controversial Keystone Pipeline Bill won’t be heading to President Obama’s desk, at least not anytime soon. The bill failed to pass in the Senate Tuesday by one vote. The nearly 1,200 mile pipeline would run from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The house passed it overwhelmingly last week. Supporters say … Continue reading »

Citizens Protest Proposed Pipeline

SHADY COVE, Ore. — Nearly 200 people rallied in Shady Cove to protest a proposed natural gas pipeline, Saturday. The Jordan Cove Pacific Connector would transport billions of feet of gas obtained through fracking overseas. Protesters shared a number of concerns about the proposed pipeline. Many are concerned about the effects on wildlife, property rights, … Continue reading »