Keystone pipeline leak won’t affect Nebraska ruling
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Keystone pipeline leak won’t affect Nebraska ruling

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline that critics say demonstrates the risks of energy transport to the environment, will not affect Nebraska regulators’ decision next week on an expansion of the system because they are not allowed to consider pipeline safety, a state official said Friday. Keystone … Continue reading

Army plans Dakota Access oil pipeline environmental study
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Army plans Dakota Access oil pipeline environmental study

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army has started the process of launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline’s disputed crossing of the Missouri River in North Dakota, though a federal judge could stop the effort. The Army published a notice Wednesday of its intent to prepare an environmental impact statement … Continue reading

Green Party candidate faces charges in graffiti protest
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Green Party candidate faces charges in graffiti protest

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say they will charge Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein who is accused of spray-painting construction equipment during a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said Tuesday that Stein will face trespassing and vandalism charges. A spokeswoman for Stein says activists … Continue reading

California Oil Spill
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California Oil Spill

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint and it’s becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said Friday as more dead animals were discovered on the Santa Barbara coast. The combination of sunlight and waves helped evaporate and dissolve some of … Continue reading