A group of Republicans, Democrats, labour and business leaders and a Canadian ambassador are pushing for a quick approval.
The Canadian government is pleading for a final call early enough to allow building during the 2014 construction season.
Washington buzz is the report will bolster the case for the oil sands pipeline project.
Among all states along the proposed route, nearly one-third of Nebraska’s landowners are still fighting.
TransCanada rebutts latest salvo from the rocker that Keystone oil would go to “dirtiest” country on earth (China).
Tom Steyer says without the pipeline, the “tarsands” would lose much of their lustre to investors because of rail transportation issues.
Mark Jaccard, a former member of the Conservative government’s environmental file, says the US needs to block Keystone XL.
Steven Chu says there needs to be collaboration on hydroelectric, wind energy and transmission infrastructure.
TransCanada is anticipating a final US State Department decision on the line will come early next year.
The proposed Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency still has no leaders, scientific advisers or permanent funding mechanism.
Prime minister dismisses the divide over job projections.
Fraser Institute report calls for urgent action, streamlining of infrastructure.
Report predicts up to 11,000 jobs would be created to develop Energy East. Of that, Quebec represents 36% and Ontario represents 23%.
Tom Steyer has also teamed up with a coalition of environmental groups on an anti-pipeline social media campaign.
Pipeline would deliver up to 1.1 million barrels per day from Western Canada to Quebec and New Brunswick.