posted on November 27, 2013 at 4:28 PM
A Carnegie Institution for Science study shows EPA may have underestimated methane gas levels by 50 percent.
posted on October 18, 2013 at 6:41 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials are trying to determine if Tesoro Corp. knew about potential problems — including one deemed "serious" in documents obtained by The Associated Press — with a pipeline that leaked...
posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM
The pipeline is critical to Canada, which needs infrastructure in place to export its growing oil sands production.
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 August 8, 2013 at 3:31 PM
California coastal regulators said they were unaware until recently that offshore fracking was even occurring.
posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:39 PM
Argentina's history of expropriations and refusal to pay all its debts left over from its catastrophic default a decade ago has left it with few alternatives when it comes to raising money.
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 11:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The explosion of a runaway oil train in Canada highlights the risks that come from transporting oil, no matter the method.
Spills from rail cars occur more frequently than from pipelines, but tend to be smaller.
posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:10 PM
The waiting game is far from dull where the Keystone XL pipeline is concerned. Though the door has closed on the public comment period in response to the U.S. State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement, another has opened.
posted on May 3, 2013 at 5:59 PM
The Calgary, Alberta-based company said the $5.3 billion cost estimate will increase.
posted on April 19, 2013 at 5:35 PM
Emotions ran high, this week, in Grand Island, Nebraska where the U.S. State Department held its sole public hearing on the environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:39 PM
An unusual coalition of environmentalists, property rights advocates and ranchers are attempting to find new ways to derail project.
posted on February 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union speech this week, calling for action on jobs, deficits and other of his lofty goals.
posted on December 28, 2012 at 6:06 PM
2012 began in much the same fashion as the previous year, and the one preceding it: as the U.S. economy struggled to recover from the worst downturn since the Great Depression. But in rural America, the stage was set for some commodities to...
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.
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