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House Panel Votes to Repeal Country-Origin Meat Labeling Law

posted on May 22, 2015 at 3:42 PM

A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. Full Story

Following New Regulations, Another Bakken Oil Train Derails

posted on May 8, 2015 at 3:16 PM

Following New Regulations, Another Bakken Oil Train Derails
Faulty axles on a train carrying grain are getting the majority of the blame for a December 2013 derailment in Cassleton, North Dakota. Full Story

Canadian shrimp imports up as Maine fishery remains closed

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Canadian imports of the sweet, quarter-sized crustaceans are turning up more in American restaurants and seafood markets since a ban on fishing for Maine shrimp dried up local sources. Full Story

Canada safety board says tank car standards needed sooner

posted on March 20, 2015 at 4:40 PM

Canada's transportation safety board says the government needs to implement tougher new standards for oil trains earlier than a 2025 target. Full Story

Most wrongful-death lawsuits settled in listeria outbreak

posted on March 13, 2015 at 2:05 PM

The Canadian government has proposed tough new standards for rail tank cars used to transport crude oil in response to a string of fiery crashes. Full Story

Canada reports a case of mad cow disease

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:59 PM

A case of mad cow disease has been confirmed in a beef cow from Alberta, Canadian officials announced Friday. Full Story

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change

posted on November 14, 2014 at 5:53 PM

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change
Putting differences aside this week, the United States and China, the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases, announced a groundbreaking deal to combat climate change. Full Story

Investigators release Quebec train disaster report

posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:56 PM

The weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company and poor government oversight were among the many factors that led to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, Canada's Transportation Safety Board said in a new... Full Story

Hemp Seeds Seized At US-Canada Border

posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Hemp is legal in Canada, and North Dakota is one of 15 states with laws that allow limited hemp production. However, under the Farm Bill, importing hemp seeds requires permission from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Full Story

Plan Seeks Phosphorus Cuts To Stop Lake Erie Algae

posted on February 28, 2014 at 12:08 PM

The report largely blames the algae's resurgence on manure and chemical fertilizer from farms. Full Story

Report: Keystone Contractor Followed Federal Rules

posted on February 28, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Environmental groups have criticized the State Department's hiring of ERM, saying the firm should be disqualified because of its previous work for TransCanada. Full Story

State Department Finds Keystone Pipeline Will Not Impact Carbon Emissions

posted on February 7, 2014 at 5:52 PM

State Department Finds Keystone Pipeline Will Not Impact Carbon Emissions
Late last week, the State Department announced that it has no major environmental objections to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. Full Story

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:26 PM

The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to the controversial pipeline from Canada through the heart of the U.S. Republicans and some oil- and... Full Story

TransCanada Will Look At Rail If Keystone Rejected

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Obama's initial rejection of the pipeline went over badly in Canada, which relies on the U.S. for 97 percent of its energy exports. Full Story

Train Carrying Oil Derails, Catches Fire In Canada

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:16 PM

Of the 17 cars that derailed late Tuesday in New Brunswick province, five contain crude oil and four contain propane. Full Story
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