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How American energy independence could change the world

The holy grail of American leaders over the past four decades, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, has been energy independence, and thanks to shale oil and gas, the dream could soon become reality.  

Obama Pitches Shale Gas to Europe Seeking to Cut Imports

The crisis in Ukraine underscores the need for the European Union to consider imports of natural gas from the U.S. and development of domestic resources to diversify supplies, President Barack Obama said.  

US manufacturing is coming back - Thank shale

The U.S. shale boom is beginning to ripple outward to American cities. The shale mining industry's rising demand for materials and equipment along with the abundance of cheap fuel are fueling a modest renaissance in American manufacturing, according to a report prepared by IHS Global insight for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.  

Energy boom to aid U.S. urban manufacturing jobs to 2020: report

Energy-intensive manufacturing employment will increase by more than 1 percent a year in the United States through 2020, with 72 percent of those jobs going to metropolitan areas, according to a report released on Thursday.  

Keystone XL project overwhelmingly favored by Americans

New Post-ABC News poll: Americans support the idea of constructing the Keystone XL oil pipeline between Canada and the United States by a nearly 3 to 1 margin...  

Group of Legislators, Labor, Business, National Security Leaders Call for Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

Following the release of the State Department's fifth and final environmental impact statement... many U.S. Senators and US Representatives... labor and business leaders... call on President to approve pipeline.  

State Department releases Keystone XL final environmental impact statement

The State Department concluded in its final environmental assessment issued Friday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would not significantly alter global greenhouse gas emissions...  

State Dept.: Keystone XL would have little impact on climate change

An environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline found the project would have a negligible impact on climate change...