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The Dawn of a New Era

Solar in the Tar Sands
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The Dawn of a New Era: Solar in the Tar Sands

By Melina Laboucan-Massimo

Little Buffalo, a town of 500 people in Alberta, is at the forefront of multiple environmental justice battles: it has been polluted by oil spills and damaged by tar sands mining, but it is also pushing to move beyond fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. In particular, the Lubicon Cree people are fighting back against extractive industries and demanding that solar energy power their nation.

Environmental Innovation Restores Wildhorse Creek

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Blog originally posted on http://blog.transcanada.com.

Wildhorse Creek is a small waterway that meanders its way across southern Oklahoma. It is neither wild nor particularly scenic, but it has played a role in Oklahoma history (Confederate soldiers captured wild horses along its banks during the American Civil War), and it has been confronted by human intrusion – mainly agricultural runoff – for more than a century.

Eyeing New Technology for Pipeline Leak Detection

Innovative leak detection technology to be used at a TransCanada pump station
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When it comes to triple axels, even the most imperceptible of flaws in a figure skater’s performance can impact a final score. So when University of Calgary professor Dr. Wael Badawy was approached to develop a video algorithm to record and analyze the performance of figure skaters for better results, he realized he may have a business with a great number of potential applications on his hands. He explored these with his research team introducing innovative video analytic applications in hospital, airport and wildlife settings.

Blocked on the Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East

A proposed Energy East pipeline would send oil-sands crude across Canada to terminals on the Atlantic coast.
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The oil-sands industry in Alberta has a problem: It's capable of producing more oil than it can get to market. It has tried building new pipelines south into the United States—the famous Keystone XL project—and west to British Columbia. But both projects are stalled and face stiff opposition. Now a battle is heating up over the latest proposal: a 2,858-mile-long pipeline to Canada's east coast.

Kiewit CEO Sees Value in Keystone XL

Fortune 500 company leader discusses the need for Keystone XL for jobs creation and economic growth
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Like most Nebraskans, there’s a lot Bruce Grewcock loves about his state and the people who live there. “People are friendly, there’s a good, strong work ethic and people are honest,” says Grewcock, Chairman and CEO of Kiewit Corporation. “It’s a really warm friendly place to be with good solid people and I think, maybe as corny as it sounds, you can still do business with a handshake.”

Today’s 2013 TransCanada CSR Report Material Area in Focus: Developing our People

Daily material area in focus feature from our 2013 CSR Report
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On June 6, 2013 TransCanada Corporation officially released our 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report was released during Canadian Environment Week as a testament to our commitment to operating in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner, while recognizing the interests of our stakeholders.

Today’s 2013 TransCanada CSR Report Material Area in Focus: Ethical Conduct

Daily material area in focus feature from our 2013 CSR Report
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On June 6, 2013 TransCanada Corporation officially released our 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report was released during Canadian Environment Week as a testament to our commitment to operating in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner, while recognizing the interests of our stakeholders.

Straight Talk with Nebraska Farmer

Charles Barber has the original Keystone pipeline running through four of his Nebraska farms
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As Charles Barber walks over remnants of last autumn’s corn harvest, it’s impossible to tell the existing Keystone Pipeline System runs deep beneath his feet. Since the pipeline began operation in July 2010, more than 600-million barrels of oil have safely traveled through the Keystone pipeline that runs through Barber’s farm.

New Book Examines Keystone XL As A Historic Decision

by RP Siegel
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A new book, Keystone and Beyond by New York Times reporter John H. Cushman Jr., attempts to put the Keystone pipeline project in a historical context.

Can Senate Force Approval of Keystone Pipeline?

The votes might not be there, but the legal argument might be.
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Can a group of U.S. senators really bypass the Obama administration and force approval of the controversial and long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline?
 
“The review process has been thorough,” said Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.), who introduced a bill to approve the pipeline with Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) last week. “The five studies that have been conducted, as required by law, are complete. It is time to stop studying and start building.”
 

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