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Infrastructure, Energy, Environment

Opposition Grows As Oil Pipelines Proliferate In Northern Minnesota

By David Shaffer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — Leon Rogers has lived next to crude oil pipelines for years. He’s had enough. With four pipelines already buried beneath his farmland and a fifth one planned next to his house, Rogers and many of his neighbors are no longer ambivalent about the river of […]

March 24, 2014

Authorities Knew Of Weakness, But Could Not Shutdown Oil Pipeline In Yellowstone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal inspectors found a problem in an oil pipeline a month before it ruptured in a Montana river, but it was not significant enough to force a shutdown, the government’s top pipeline regulator said Wednesday. Cynthia Quarterman, administrator of the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, told a Senate committee that […]

July 21, 2011