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Some Oil Recovered from Broken Pipeline after River Spill

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:23 PM

Workers recovered about 10,000 gallons of oil from a ruptured pipeline that spilled crude into the Yellowstone River and contaminated a Montana city's drinking water. An estimated 40,000 gallons is still in the river and will be difficult to... Full Story

North Dakota-to-Illinois Oil Pipeline Proposed

posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:23 PM

North Dakota-to-Illinois Oil Pipeline Proposed
The proposed $3.78-billion Dakota Access pipeline would transport 450,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken and Three Forks regions of North Dakota to southern Illinois. The new construction would tack-on barely 4 hundredths of one percent of... Full Story

Short-term tax fix could help rural America

posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:22 PM

Short-term tax fix could help rural America
The lame-duck Congress has a small window to accomplish a lot of things before winter recess that could benefit farm and ranch families. One item is the reinstatement, and in some cases, extension, of 50 tax breaks, most of which expired in 2013. Full Story

Lame Duck Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:05 PM

Lame Duck Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline
Falling just one vote shy of Senate approval, the Keystone XL pipeline, a political hot potato for nearly six years, was punted by lawmakers again this week. Full Story

Kansas residents concerned about pipeline eruption

posted on June 27, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Kansas health officials on Monday were at the site of natural gas pipeline eruption in eastern Kansas, where crops and trees have withered since a dark, oily plume burst from the line while crews were trying to perform maintenance. Full Story

Pipeline Supporters Seek Quick Senate Vote

posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that environmentalists oppose strongly... Full Story

Railroads back retrofitting flammable liquid cars

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Proposed new safety standards for rail cars that haul flammable liquids gained support from U.S. railroads Thursday, but it's not yet clear whether the companies that own most of those cars will support the upgrades to prevent leaks. Full Story

ND Wants Answers On Ruptured Pipeline Inspections

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... Full Story

Companies Announce LNG Site for Alaska Project

posted on October 11, 2013 at 11:03 AM

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The companies seeking to advance a multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline project in Alaska have selected a port town where gas would be liquefied and shipped to Asia. Exxon Mobil, BP, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada... Full Story

Canada PM Won't Accept US Rejection of Keystone XL

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. Full Story

Swift Approval Sought For Midwest Oil Pipeline

posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:15 PM

Unlike the Keystone project, which crosses an international border and requires State Department approval, the proposed pipeline has attracted little public attention Full Story

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline

posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline
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. Full Story

TransCanada Says Keystone XL To Be Delayed

posted on May 3, 2013 at 5:59 PM

The Calgary, Alberta-based company said the $5.3 billion cost estimate will increase. Full Story

Activists Flood Keystone Pipeline Hearing

posted on April 19, 2013 at 5:35 PM

Activists Flood Keystone Pipeline Hearing
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. Full Story

TransCanada: Pipeline Would Not Affect Climate

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:32 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a shift in strategy, the company that wants to build an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas said Tuesday that the project will have no measurable effect on global warming. Alex Pourbaix, TransCanada's president for... Full Story
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