PIPELINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PIPELINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lowry: The Tom Steyer veto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57848595-82/steyer-pipeline-president-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57848595-82/steyer-pipeline-president-state.html.csp">Lowry: The Tom Steyer veto</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T05:51:02.827-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 05:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In their wisdom, our Founding Fathers created a system of checks and balances and competing influences among the president and Congress, the states and the federal government, and billionaire liberal donor Tom Steyer. Tom Steyer isn’t Senate majority leader, or chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, or even Senate president pro tem. He’s merely the man who wants to spend $100 million on Democrats this year and who hates the Keystone pipeline. President Barack Obama fam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57848595@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:51:02 MDT U.S. puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57837299-68/pipeline-state-obama-decision.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57837299-68/pipeline-state-obama-decision.html.csp">U.S. puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T18:45:24.222-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 06:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely. In a surprise announcement Friday as Washington was winding down for Easter, the State Department said federal agencies will have more time to weigh in on the politically fraught decision — but declined to say how much longer. Officials said the decision will have to wait for the dust to s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578372992014-04-18T18:45:24.222-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T18:45:24.222-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57837299@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:45:24 MDT Will Uinta pipeline hurt Utah’s drinking water? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57817683-90/pipeline-tesoro-uinta-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57817683-90/pipeline-tesoro-uinta-oil.html.csp">Will Uinta pipeline hurt Utah’s drinking water?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T21:25:07.714-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A proposed 60,000-barrel-a-day oil pipeline would eliminate 250 truck trips between Salt Lake City and the Uinta Basin, but Utah water purveyors caution that the 135-mile project could pose “catastrophic” risks to drinking-water supplies. “It’s not a matter of if but when a pipeline ruptures and we’ll be out of drinking water for a time,” warned Scott Paxman, assistant general manager of the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District. All three proposed alignments for the Uinta Express Pipeline foll...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817683@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:25:07 MDT Despite opposition, many landowners await pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699062-68/pipeline-nebraska-landowners-route.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699062-68/pipeline-nebraska-landowners-route.html.csp">Despite opposition, many landowners await pipeline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRANT SCHULTE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T21:53:38.706-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lincoln, Neb. • If the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline ever gains approval, Ronald Weber will watch from his farmhouse as workers lay the line beneath a half-mile of his cropland in northeast Nebraska. The 69-year-old retired farmer wishes the pipeline had missed his property, simply to avoid the difficulty of growing corn and soybeans around the construction work. But what leaves Weber exasperated are the repeated project delays. “It’s ridiculous that we haven’t yet built this thing,” he said...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57699062@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:53:38 MDT Senate Keystone hearing called ‘fact-free debate’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57679002-68/oil-pipeline-keystone-carbon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57679002-68/oil-pipeline-keystone-carbon.html.csp">Senate Keystone hearing called ‘fact-free debate’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer A. Dlouhy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Hearst Newspapers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T19:52:02.097-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 07:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WAashington • The fight over Keystone XL moved to the Senate on Thursday, as fans and foes of the pipeline battled over its link to climate change, the economy and U.S. security. But little was resolved during a two-hour Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the issue that only served to underscore the sharp divisions over TransCanada Corp.’s $5.4 billion project. University of Alberta energy policy professor Andrew Leach described it as a “largely fact-free debate.” “Both sides (are) p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57679002@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:52:02 MDT Letter: Utah should be wary of Tesoro building pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57632741-82/tesoro-pipeline-1.1-north.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57632741-82/tesoro-pipeline-1.1-north.csp">Letter: Utah should be wary of Tesoro building pipeline</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T09:06:36.37-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns should be alarmed at the prospect of Tesoro building the Uinta Express Pipeline from Duchesne to North Salt Lake. A look at Tesoro’s business practices gives clear explanation that they are not interested in the air we breathe or the disasters they create with the refineries and pipelines they are responsible for here in Utah and other states. Tesoro recently paid more than $1.1 million for violating the federal Clean Air Act by failing to properly monitor the production of gasoline at r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57632741@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:06:36 MDT Nearly 400 pipeline protesters arrested at White House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57623629-68/police-protesters-arrested-pipeline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57623629-68/police-protesters-arrested-pipeline.html.csp">Nearly 400 pipeline protesters arrested at White House</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T22:18:24.117-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Police arrested hundreds of people who strapped themselves to the White House fence on Sunday to protest the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. The protesters were mostly college students who participated in a peaceful march that began at Georgetown University and ended outside the White House. They chanted “climate justice now” and carried signs with slogans such as “don’t tarnish the earth” in an effort to persuade President Barack Obama to reject the pipeline. They say it will wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576236292014-03-02T22:18:24.117-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-02T22:18:24.117-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57623629@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:18:24 MDT