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Union Pacific 4Q profit falls 22 pct as freight volume slows

posted on January 22, 2016 at 3:18 PM

Union Pacific Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 22 percent as the railroad hauled 9 percent less freight, and officials predicted difficult conditions would persist this year. Full Story

Midwest, Plains bankers had dire view of rural economy

posted on January 22, 2016 at 2:52 PM

A survey shows some bankers had a dire view of the rural economy in their 10 Western and Plains states. Full Story

Iowa researchers seek to transform nation's energy landscape

posted on January 22, 2016 at 2:50 PM

Expecting a baby with the new year, Iowa State University engineering doctoral student Marty Haverly has been thinking a lot about the climate challenges future generations face. Full Story

North Dakota regulators approve Dakota Access Pipeline

posted on January 22, 2016 at 2:20 PM

North Dakota regulators on Wednesday approved the biggest-capacity crude pipeline proposed to date that would move nearly 600,000 barrels daily from the oil patch to Illinois. Some things to know about the $3.8 billion, 1,150-mile project that... Full Story

156K chickens added to list of poultry being euthanized

posted on January 22, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Animal health officials investigating a bird flu outbreak in southwest Indiana have ordered 156,000 chickens at one of 10 affected commercial poultry farms to be euthanized, raising the total number of birds to be killed above 400,000. Full Story

Bird flu found at Indiana turkey farm not same as 2015 virus

posted on January 15, 2016 at 3:21 PM

A bird flu virus that's a different strain than the one that ravaged turkey and chicken farms in the Midwest last summer has been found at a southern Indiana turkey farm, federal officials said Friday. Full Story

Experts to study food safety of oilfield wastewater

posted on January 15, 2016 at 3:00 PM

More farmers in drought-stricken California are using oilfield wastewater to irrigate, and a new panel on Tuesday began taking one of the state's deepest looks yet at the safety of using the chemical-laced water on food crops.. Full Story

Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land

posted on January 15, 2016 at 2:32 PM

The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining's impact on the environment. Full Story

California temporarily curbing water to spare vanishing fish

posted on January 15, 2016 at 2:27 PM

Saying current water conditions pose particular peril for the state's tiny, disappearing Delta smelt, federal officials moved Thursday to temporarily reduce water deliveries for farmers and millions of other Californians. Full Story

As oil plunges, energy companies cut jobs, postpone projects

posted on January 15, 2016 at 2:24 PM

The world's biggest oil companies are slashing jobs and backing off major investments as the price of crude falls to new lows — and there may be more pain to come. Full Story

Ruling is another setback to proposed Iowa wind energy line

posted on January 15, 2016 at 2:22 PM

The Iowa Utilities Board has dealt another procedural setback to a company proposing a $2 billion transmission line to ship Iowa wind energy to customers in Illinois. Full Story

New Mexico is 1st to issue plans to sue EPA over mine spill

posted on January 15, 2016 at 2:19 PM

New Mexico plans to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states, officials said Thursday. Full Story

As eastern Oregon standoff goes on, residents aim for calm

posted on January 15, 2016 at 1:53 PM

Cement barriers block off streets around the county courthouse in the small eastern Oregon town of Burns where police called in from around the state to respond to a standoff at a nearby wildlife refuge have set up a command center - and when... Full Story

TransCanada to file 2 legal challenges to Keystone rejection

posted on January 8, 2016 at 5:31 PM

The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government's rejection of the project and announced it plans to file a second legal challenge that will seek more than $15 billion in damages. Full Story

Monsanto eliminates 1,000 more jobs to cut costs

posted on January 8, 2016 at 5:23 PM

Monsanto said Wednesday it will eliminate another 1,000 jobs as it expands a cost-cutting plan designed to deal with falling sales of biotech-corn seeds and other financial headwinds. Full Story
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