Keystone XL pipeline http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Announces Trade Accord Between Missouri and Quebec http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-announces-trade-accord-between-missouri-and-quebec <p>Missouri has signed a memorandum of understanding to boost trade with Quebec.&nbsp;</p><p>Speaking to reporters from Toronto on Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon said Missouri and Quebec signed an agreement to boost trade over the next four years by 15 percent. The agreement, according to a press release from Nixon’s office, was signed by Québec Minister of Industrial Policy Élaine Zakaïb and Missouri director of Economic Development Mike Downing.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:06:40 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 34181 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Announces Trade Accord Between Missouri and Quebec New Pipeline Across Missouri, Illinois Is A Lot Like Keystone - But Have You Heard Of It? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-pipeline-across-missouri-illinois-lot-keystone-have-you-heard-it <p>In Quincy, Ill. the Mississippi River is a popular place to go boating.</p><p>Just a few miles north of here, in another part of Adams County, <a href="http://www.enbridge.com/flanagansouthpipeline">Enbridge&#39;s new Flanagan South pipeline project </a>has quietly been given the go-ahead to cross the nation&rsquo;s busiest river.</p><p>The 36-inch diameter pipeline will initially carry 600,000 barrels per day&nbsp;of heavy crude oil primarily from Canada&rsquo;s tar sands region in Alberta. Light crude from the Bakken Formation in Montana and North Dakota could also flow through it.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 20:52:07 +0000 Sarah Skiöld-Hanlin 30539 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Pipeline Across Missouri, Illinois Is A Lot Like Keystone - But Have You Heard Of It? Mo. Environmental Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Project http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-environmental-group-sues-army-corps-over-pipeline-project <p><em><strong>Updated at 5:00 p.m.</strong></em></p><p>A St. Louis-based environmental group has <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/201308/Complaintfiled.pdf">filed a lawsuit</a> against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for failing to provide information about a multi-state oil pipeline project.</p><p>The Missouri Coalition for the Environment says the Corps unlawfully withheld documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:38:11 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 29230 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Environmental Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Project Local Environmentalists Voice Support For National Climate Change Rally http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/local-environmentalists-voice-support-national-climate-change-rally <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During his State of the Union Address last week President Barack Obama told the nation that now is the time to take action on climate change.</span></p><p>Over the weekend hundreds of Missourians traveled to the nation’s capital to take part in a massive rally &nbsp;aimed at pushing the president to make good on his pledge.</p><p>Sara Edgar is with the Sierra Club and said public awareness for climate issues has been steadily growing.</p> Sun, 17 Feb 2013 21:10:31 +0000 Tim Lloyd 9392 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Local Environmentalists Voice Support For National Climate Change Rally McCaskill, Blunt Call On President To Approve Keystone Pipeline Expansion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-blunt-call-president-approve-keystone-pipeline-expansion <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of the major holdups in the expansion of the Keystone Pipeline was Nebraska Governor Dave </span>Heineman’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> apprehension. But after Nebraska state officials approved a revised route this week, both of Missouri’s U.S. Senators are calling on the president to sign off on the expansion.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:49:45 +0000 Chris McDaniel 8673 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill, Blunt Call On President To Approve Keystone Pipeline Expansion McCaskill calls for quick approval of Keystone XL oil pipeline http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-calls-quick-approval-keystone-xl-oil-pipeline <p>Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill is bucking most of her party in calling for quick approval of a new oil pipeline from Canada.</p><p>The Democrat sent a letter Tuesday to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, urging the Secretary to approve the Keystone XL project. Clinton&#39;s approval is needed because the pipeline crosses international borders.</p><p>In a phone call with reporters Wednesday, McCaskill said she believes that the company behind the pipeline, Trans-Canada, has made changes to satisfy the concerns of environmentalists in Nebraska.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:19:40 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4139 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill calls for quick approval of Keystone XL oil pipeline