Forests Interior

Brittany Patterson



Brittany joined E&E News in 2015 and covers forests, the Forest Service and the Interior Department for Climatewire. Previously, Brittany wrote for San Francisco's NPR affiliate KQED and the Kitsap Sun newspaper in Washington state. Her work also has appeared in The Atlantic, Mother Jones and Earth Island Journal. She holds degrees from the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and San Jose State University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

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4 important points about the pipeline

It's been nearly a decade (yes, a decade!) since the Keystone XL oil pipeline became a lightning rod battle over climate change and energy development. Yesterday, Nebraska's Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to allow the pipeline to move forward.