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US Senate Votes Down Controversial Oil Pipeline - For Now

The U.S. Senate has rejected construction of a controversial pipeline to transport Canadian oil to American refineries. The $5 billion project still could be approved next year, but it faces a possible veto by President Barack Obama. The pipeline has exposed deep divisions in Congress about America’s energy future. In a nation reliant on fossil fuels, Keystone proponents promise a better future if the pipeline is built. “Energy independence for our nation is possible, for the...

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