Posts Tagged with "Senate"

People Power Defeats Keystone XL Again

Friday, March 9, 2012

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People Power Defeats Keystone XL Again

Yesterday, the Senate voted on a bill that would have overridden President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. And it’s all thanks to you. When Keystone XL reared its ugly head this time around, the climate movement responded with a massive show of strength: 802,000 of us sent messages to our Senators telling them [...]

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The Climate Movement Just Delivered Over 800,000 Petition Signatures To The Senate

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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The Climate Movement Just Delivered Over 800,000 Petition Signatures To The Senate

Update 02/16/12 01:32PM PT: 350.org just sent out the following update: Here’s where we stand: at the beginning of last week our opponents were confident and a Senate vote on Keystone XL seemed inevitable. Now, 800,000 messages later, Sen. Chuck Schumer – one of the most powerful Democrats in the Senate – has pledged to [...]

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Keystone XL Has Reared Its Ugly Head Again – And We Have 24 Hours To Stop It

Monday, February 13, 2012

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Keystone XL Has Reared Its Ugly Head Again – And We Have 24 Hours To Stop It

The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has reared its ugly head yet again. This time, we have just 24 hours to stop it. President Obama rejected Keystone XL last month, but now many Senators are rushing to resurrect it in order to protect their friends, Big Oil. The Senate could vote as early as Tuesday [...]

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Big Oil Profits, We Pay

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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Lamar McKay, president and chairman of BP America, waits to testify before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Tracy A Woodward-The Washington Post

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