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Feb 20, 2014

Keystone pipeline approval in limbo after Nebraska ruling

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – A Nebraska court on Wednesday
voided the governor’s decision to allow the Keystone XL pipeline
to pass through the Midwestern state, creating another snag for
the controversial project to link Canada’s oil sands with
refineries in Texas.

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman last year supported
legislation that cleared the way for TransCanada Corp’s
$5.4 billion pipeline to cross parts of his state.

Feb 20, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 19, 2014

Nebraska court invalidates state’s Keystone pipeline approval

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – A Nebraska court on Wednesday
invalidated the governor’s decision to allow the Keystone XL
pipeline to pass through the Midwestern state, casting new
uncertainty over the controversial project to link Alberta’s oil
sands with refineries in Texas.

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman last year supported
legislation that cleared the way for TransCanada Corp’s
$5.4 billion pipeline to cross parts of his state.

Feb 19, 2014

U.S. energy secretary to visit India from March 10-12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will visit India from March 10 to 12 to participate in talks canceled last month during a diplomatic dispute between the two countries, the Energy Department said on Wednesday.

Moniz, who will meet with Indian energy officials, had planned to visit India in January, but the trip was canceled amid a dispute over the arrest in New York of Devyani Khobragade, India’s deputy consul.

Feb 19, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 15, 2014

White House pledges $1 billion to prepare for climate change

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday unveiled a $1 billion fund in his 2015 budget to help communities across the United States prepare for the impact of climate change.

The fund, announced in Fresno, California, is part of Obama’s pledge to speed federal assistance to the most populous U.S. state.

Feb 14, 2014