U.S. President Barack Obama made good Tuesday on a threat to veto a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing the two sides in the long-running controversy to a rare point of agreement: their battle is far from over.
With a major decision on the Keystone XL pipeline looming in Washington, the project faces yet another snag in the place where opposition to it began -- Nebraska. Opponents there say they may have stalled it for more than a year.
The Canadian government has accused a U.S. federal department of a dishonest intervention in the Keystone XL pipeline debate. In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, ambassador Gary Doer accuses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of 'distortions and omissions.'