Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

Plans for a controversial oil sands pipeline linking the United States and Canada were dealt a blow yesterday when US President Barack Obama denied permission for the Keystone XL project. The US Department of State said the Presidential Permit for TransCanada’s 1700mile pipeline wasn’t granted because there had not been “sufficient time” to decide if […]

US court finds California’s low carbon fuel laws unconstitutional

A district court in the US yesterday found California’s low carbon fuel laws unconstitutional. The ruling could come as a blow to the state which set itself up as a green example with its Low Carbon Fuel Standard, the first of its kind in the country. Californian Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger first established the LCFS in […]