posted on February 28, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Tanker cars known as DOT-111s, were involved in derailments in the U.S. and in Canada in 2013. The Lac-Megantic crash killed 47 people and destroyed 30 buildings in Quebec northwest of Maine across the U.S. border.
posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM
Oil companies' rush to find reserves off Alaska's Arctic shores suffered a setback on Thursday after Shell said it would suspend its operations in the region — and possibly withdraw for good.
posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:33 PM
A government warning about the dangers of increased use of trains to transport crude oil is giving a boost to supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.
posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM
TORONTO (AP) — The oil carried by a freight train that derailed and exploded in Quebec this year had been misclassified as a less dangerous type of crude, Canadian officials said Wednesday, and they urged U.S. and Canadian regulators to ensure...
posted on September 6, 2013 at 6:02 PM
According to this month's report, the Mid-America Business Condition Index suggests positive growth between July and August.
posted on July 12, 2013 at 6:45 PM
House lawmakers approve the Farm Bill, but only by removing nutrition assistance. A train carrying nearly a million gallons of crude oil derails in Canada, killing 50 people. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and...
posted on July 12, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Emergency crews in Canada spent the week extinguishing fires and searching for survivors after a train loaded with crude oil derailed about 150 miles east of Montreal.
posted on October 26, 2012 at 6:54 PM
U.S. crude oil production surges despite controversy over its impact on the environment.
A group of dedicated collectors preserve America’s agricultural heritage by saving seed.
Market analysis with Naomi Blohm.