Northern Courier Approval Highlights Pipeline Politics

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In stark contrast to the continuing delay of the Keystone XL pipeline project, Trans Canada’s Northern Courier pipeline project has gone from initial application to regulatory approval in a mere 16 months. The Northern Courier project is actually two parallel pipelines, one to carry bitumen and another to carry diluent from the Fort Hills mine …

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Jet Crash: Intel Points to Pro-Russian Separatists

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(CBN News)  News reports suggest the United States is building a case that would pin the blame for the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine on pro-Russian separatist forces. But in a Friday press conference, President Barack Obama sounded less certain of who was behind the crash. Are Pro-Russia separatists in Eastern Ukraine …

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SiriusXM Radio Appearance

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On July 16th, Brigham McCown appeared on the Morning Briefing Show with Tim Farley on SiriusXM radio. Topics included funding solutions for the Highway Trust Fund, infrastructure, and Keystone XL. Listen to the full interview below.   Listen here: 

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The Future of U.S. Energy

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With enormous supplies and massive investments in natural gas and oil in the US, the nation’s domestic supply of energy continues to grow at a record rate. The US is poised to surpass Russia as the world’s largest natural gas producer by 2015. For the first time in nearly 20 years, the United States is …

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Refueling the Highway Trust Fund

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With less than 15 legislative days until Congress embarks on a month-long recess, the House and Senate separately took initial steps last week toward replenishing the Highway Trust Fund before it runs out of money on August 1. While there is bipartisan support for the Fund itself, the process of replenishing it has grown increasingly …

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Replenish, Repair Highway Trust Fund

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(Newsmax) The Highway Trust Fund, which is running on empty thanks to another spending battle between Congress and the White House, needs to be replenished and then redesigned because it’s decades out of date, a former U.S. Department of Transportation official told Newsmax TV on Thursday. “We have to fund the highway system, and obviously concrete roads, bridges …

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Refueling the Highway Trust Fund

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With less than 15 legislative days until Congress embarks on a month-long recess, the House and Senate separately took initial steps last week toward replenishing the Highway Trust Fund before it runs out of money on August 1. While there is bipartisan support for the Fund itself, the process of replenishing it has grown increasingly …

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