Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) used a Senate hearing to press Kerry on the oil sands project.
Obama noted it had been five years since Congress last made a wilderness designation.
A fight over access to water for ski resorts on public land spilled into the House today, and prompted passage of a bill to protect all private water rights from being taken by the federal government.
The EPA lifted its suspension on the oil giant from receiving federal contracts Thursday.
The senator doesn't want oil refined in the Gulf of Mexico going overseas.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) used a Senate hearing to plug the oil sands project.
The measure from Sen. Barrasso was ruled out of order during a Senate committee markup.
Members want to investigate what consideration EPA made of carbon-capture tech.
The measure from Sen. Barrasso was ruled out of order.
Keystone XL opponents got a boost from foreigners who submitted comments to State against the pipeline.