Daily Archives: January 27, 2015

Dec. 2, 2011: Markey questions if Keystone pipeline will really aid in US economic, nat’l security


Senator Markey

Uploaded on Dec 2, 2011

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Hearing on “The American Energy Initiative”
December 2, 2011

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Markey Amendment Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Improves US Energy Security. Jan. 20. 2015


Senator Markey

Published on Jan 20, 2015

America is being asked to build this Canadian oil pipeline and assume all the environmental risk, including the damage to our climate, but then we’re supposed to accept that some of this oil will be exported to foreign markets. America should not be a middleman between dirty foreign oil and thirsty foreign markets, just so oil companies can make more profits,” said Senator Markey, a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee. “The oil industry has said this is about energy security, but I am calling their bluff. This vote will put my colleagues and the oil industry on record over whether they want to keep the oil here for American consumers, businesses and our national security, or continue our dependence on foreign oil.

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Markey Amendment to Keystone Pipeline Blocks GOP Oil Above All Plan Jan. 16. 2015


Senator Markey

Published on Jan 16, 2015

Senator Markey spoke about his amendment to keep the oil shipped through the Keystone XL Pipeline in America.

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Markey Opposes Proposed East Coast Oil Drilling Plan Jan. 27, 2015


Senator Markey

Published on Jan 27, 2015

Senator Markey spoke at a press conference regarding the Department of Interior’s Proposed East Coast Oil Drilling Plan If drilling is allowed off the East Coast, it puts our beaches, our fishermen, and our environment in the crosshairs for an oil spill that could devastate our shores.

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North Dakota’s oil boom braces for a winter cooldown


PBS NewsHour

Published on Jan 27, 2015

With oil prices plummeting, North Dakota’s drilling industry is starting to feel the slowdown. And it’s not just oil companies — it’s hitting their contractors and suppliers, too. Special correspondent Emily Guerin of Inside Energy reports on how businesses are preparing for slower demand this winter.

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Markey: No Get Out of Canada Tax Free Card for Big Oil Jan. 27. 2015


Senator Markey

Published on Jan 27, 2015

Senator Markey spoke on his amendments to the Keystone XL pipeline legislation

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Why open Atlantic offshore drilling now?


PBS NewsHour

Published on Jan 27, 2015

Not even 48 hours since announcing a plan to block drilling in Alaska’s arctic wildlife refuge, the Obama administration rolled out a plan to open up parts of the southern Atlantic coast for oil and gas exploration. While lawmakers from Virginia to Georgia support the move, politicians in the North worry about safety standards. Judy Woodruff learns more from Amy Harder of The Wall Street Journal.

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