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Iowa judge dismisses lawsuit over proposed oil pipeline

posted on October 23, 2015 at 3:54 PM

An Iowa judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the Iowa Utilities Board's authority to give the power of eminent domain to an out-of-state developer of an oil pipeline through Iowa. Full Story

Keystone XL developer seeks different approval for route

posted on October 9, 2015 at 5:07 PM

The Canadian company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline is taking steps to circumvent one of the major roadblocks in Nebraska. Full Story

U.S. pipeline agency fines Exxon subsidiary $2.6 million

posted on October 9, 2015 at 3:13 PM

Federal regulators announced Thursday they are assessing a $2.6 million civil penalty against ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. for a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas. Full Story

Keystone XL: US review taking 5 times longer than average

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:13 AM

The federal review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas has dragged on for nearly seven years, more than five times the average for such applications. . Full Story

Judge: Company can survey Iowa man's land for pipeline work

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:44 AM

An Iowa district court judge says a man is obligated to let a company survey his land as part of a proposal for an oil pipeline. Full Story

ND regulators holding work session on proposed pipeline

posted on July 24, 2015 at 2:13 PM

North Dakota's Public Service Commission is holding an informal work session on a $3.8 million pipeline from western North Dakota to Illinois. Full Story

House panel subpoenas Kerry on Keystone XL documents

posted on July 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel has issued a subpoena to Secretary of State John Kerry for department documents, reports and letters related to the contentious push to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Full Story

4-state pipeline project gets OK for large crude terminal

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:17 PM

A company proposing a $3.8 billion oil pipeline from western North Dakota to Illinois has received permission for a large crude terminal near Watford City, along with heavy criticism for what some landowners say is arrogance. Full Story

Official: 'Significant' 63K-gallon Brine Spill Reaches Lake

posted on May 8, 2015 at 4:42 PM

A state Department of Health official says about 63,000 gallons of saltwater have leaked from a pipeline in northwest North Dakota and that some has reached a lake via a tributary. Full Story

Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects

posted on April 2, 2015 at 2:51 PM

A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water each year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities. Full Story

Contamination still high near ND spill, dropping downstream

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:11 PM

Records released by state health officials show high contamination levels persist along a North Dakota creek more than a month after a massive wastewater spill in the state's oil patch. Full Story

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
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