New legislation would speed-up permit approvals for gas pipelines, helping curb flaring.
A federal appeals court ruled against a challenge to the EPA's emissions rule for steam-generating plants.
The economy, federal spending and the budget deficit topped the list.
Energy experts say the real problem for the U.S. isn’t a slow approval process.
"Our anger doesn't just stop with Keystone XL," the head of Laborers Int'l Union said.
President Obama on Tuesday designated 1,600 acres of the California coastline as a national monument.
The delay will make getting a bill done this week a heavy lift.
"Bring up the cap-and-tax bill and let’s have a debate," McConnell said after all-nighter.
Greens are rethinking their support for the possible 2016 presidential candidate, after she dodged a question on the pipeline.