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Oil Pipeline

Line 5 marker near the Mackinac Bridge.
National Wildlife Federation report says a spill on an aging Enbridge pipeline could damage a water source for 30 million people.
Story updated on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. EDT to include comments from Enbridge. Two aging oil and natural...
Oct 18, 2012 | Read More
The Bakken oil patch in North Dakota.
Dispute between Enbridge and small U.S. pipeline operator offers glimpse of the industry’s future as North Dakota oil booms.
North Dakota's unexpected oil boom has triggered a surprising development that people outside the...
Aug 9, 2012 | Read More
Deatil: Koch Athabasca Leaseholds 2009
Long involvement in Canada's tar sands has been central to Koch Industries' evolution and positions the billionaire brothers for a new oil boom.
Over the last decade, Charles and David Koch have emerged into public view as billionaire...
May 10, 2012 | Read More
President Obama deliver remarks on his "all of the above" energy strategy at the
Mining and using tar sands oil creates more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional oil. But that's rarely mentioned anymore.
When President Obama traveled to Cushing, Okla. last week to declare his support for building the...
Mar 26, 2012 | Read More
The Nebraska capitol building in Lincoln.
Concern is growing that new legislation won't protect landowners outside the Sandhills, who may be impacted by a rerouted pipeline.
A week after a Canadian company agreed to reroute the Keystone XL oil pipeline out of the fragile...
Nov 21, 2011 | Read More
Cindy Myers and Connie Weichman on the Weichmans' Sandhills ranch.
Landowners explain why—and how—they became activists.
Connie and Leon Weichman had just finished branding some calves Monday when Connie's niece texted...
Nov 17, 2011 | Read More
An oil pipeline in Alaska
Under the bipartisan bill — a response to several pipeline accidents in the last year — pipeline safety fines would more than double to $2.5 million
WASHINGTON—Reckless operators of U.S. petroleum and natural gas pipelines would pay higher fines...
May 6, 2011 | Read More
In atmosphere of heightened concern, State Department extends comment period, but builder still expects approval
With global attention focused on the unstoppable oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. must soon...
Jun 15, 2010 | Read More