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June 21, 2017  

Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rules

The methane rule forces energy companies to capture methane burned off at drilling sites on public lands.

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March 29, 2017  

Trump dumps Obama’s ‘clean’ energy plan

Order initiates a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants.

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February 9, 2017  

Trump is second president to tout unfinished Intel factory

The company pulled back from finishing the factory in 2014, but plans to have it completed within four years.

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December 5, 2016  

China urges US to stop disrupting acquisitions

Obama blocks proposed purchase of semiconductor manufacturer because the company’s technology has “military applications.”

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September 6, 2016  

Canada pushes for border bill as US lawmakers return to work

Zika research, appointment of a Supreme Court justice, and the TPP trade deal highlight high-profile issues.

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June 29, 2016  

NA leaders confront rising tide of protectionism

Obama, Trudeau and Nieto stress need for economic cooperation.

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June 29, 2016  

Clean power projects from Three Amigos agreement to increase exports

Canada, the US, and Mexico will commit to generating at least 50% of their electricity from clean power sources by 2025.

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March 15, 2016  

Trudeau should have pressed Obama on Keystone, Ambrose says

Interim Conservative leader says the pipeline was rejected for political reasons, not scientific ones.

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February 16, 2016  

Congress bans import of forced labour products

A loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law has failed to keep products of forced and child labour out of America.

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February 11, 2016  

Keystone XL writedown pushes TransCanada to $2.5B loss in Q4

Loss didn’t prevent the oil giant from announcing a dividend increase for the 16th year in a row.

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February 8, 2016  

Obama seeks to double clean energy R&D funding by 2020

Proposal is part of the “Mission Innovation” initiative the US president announced at last year’s U.N. climate conference.

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January 7, 2016  

TransCanada to launch NAFTA claim over Keystone XL rejection

Pipeline firm said it will be looking to recover US$15 billion in costs and damages from the US government.

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November 13, 2015  

Alberta premier says Canadians need progressive climate change plan

Notley’s priorities include less coal-fueled electricity, an energy efficiency programs and other carbon reduction measures.

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November 9, 2015  

How Harper’s old schoolmate helped kill Keystone XL

The Vermont environmentalist claims to have had the same upbringing as the outgoing prime minister.

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November 6, 2015  

Obama refuses Keystone XL permit: AP sources

Decision caps a seven-year saga that became one of the biggest environmental flashpoints of Barack Obama’s presidency.

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October 23, 2015  

Keystone XL can still be salvaged if Canada acts on climate, ex-exec says

Dennis McConaghy says putting a price on carbon is the last option available to make the case for the cross-border pipeline.

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August 19, 2015  

Obama proposing nearly 50% cut to oil, gas production methane emissions

Officials estimate the rules could cost industry up to $420 million in 2025.

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August 18, 2015  

EPA tightens landfill standards to reduce methane emissions

Federal agency says the new standards will cost about $55 million to implement over the next 10 years.

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August 10, 2015  

TransCanada braces for Keystone XL rejection, already planning next move

One possible response is a challenge under NAFTA to recoup damages from the US government.

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August 3, 2015  

Limiting power plant emissions “key” step in US climate change fight, Obama says

Plan imposes stricter carbon dioxide limits on states than was previously expected: a 32% cut by 2030, compared with 2005 levels.

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July 27, 2015  

NY wins $600M for photonics R&D and manufacturing hub

Photonics “ecosystem” will include foundry access, automated packaging, assembly and workforce development.

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June 18, 2015  

Obama, Republicans mount quick, bipartisan rescue on trade agenda

Republican-controlled House expected to vote June 18 to give Obama enhanced negotiating authority on TPP deal.

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June 10, 2015  

Unions go all out to stop Obama’s trade agenda

US President wants fast track powers to offer trade proposals that Congress can ratify or reject, but not change.

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June 9, 2015  

Cyberattack attempts against US will accelerate: Obama

President blames old systems for detecting intrusions; US upgrading equipment agency by agency.

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May 13, 2015  

Obama urges approval of new US-China nuclear agreement

There’s concern from both parties that China is supplying Iran and North Korea with sensitive technologies.

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May 13, 2015  

Obama trade agenda suffers setback in US Congress

Canada has described fast-track as a necessary condition for completing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

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May 6, 2015  

US trade deficit swells to 6-year high of $51.4B in March

Commerce Department says data reflects flood of imports.

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April 28, 2015  

Obama vents with his anger translator [VIDEO]

Comedian Keegan-Michael Key voices US president’s many frustrations over pipelines, climate change and immigration.

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April 23, 2015  

Senate poised to advance Obama’s fast track trade bill

But unions hope to kill it.

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April 6, 2015  

Obama rallies support for job training over tax cuts

Tech Hire program encourages business, education, government collaboration to train people for technology jobs.

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March 25, 2015  

Obama envoy ends first year in Canada, pointing to areas of accord

US ambassador says the Keystone XL pipeline shouldn’t overshadow the many positives between the two countries.

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March 9, 2015  

Oil sands extraction is ‘extraordinarily dirty’ process, Obama says

US president tells college students his decision to veto the pipeline wasn’t the last word on the matter.