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Iowa board votes to allow pipeline work to begin in state

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company may begin construction on an oil pipeline in areas for which the company has approval but are not under federal jurisdiction, the Iowa Utilities Board said Monday despite opposition from environmental and citizen action organizations and landowners who are suing to stop the project. The three-member board voted 2-1 to approve an ...

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Iowa Utilities Board to meet Wednesday on pipeline project

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board has called a meeting for Wednesday to consider allowing construction to begin on an oil pipeline in areas outside federal jurisdiction. Houston-based Dakota Access LLC wants to begin digging the Iowa portion of a 1,150-mile pipeline from North Dakota to Illinois. Construction has begun in North Dakota, South Dakota and Illinois ...

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Push to start Dakota Access pipeline construction meets firm opposition

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Opponents of a proposed oil pipeline slated to run through four Midwestern states pressed Iowa regulators Thursday to keep a Texas-based petroleum company from starting construction before all federal permits are approved. Dakota Access planned on beginning construction by now on the 1,150-mile pipeline that’s designed to carry a half-million barrels of oil a day ...

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Iowa meets for 4th day on Bakken crude pipeline permit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa utilities regulators are meeting for the fourth day to consider whether to allow a Texas company to bury 346 miles of crude oil pipe under Iowa farmland and whether to give the company authority to force unwilling landowners to sign easements using eminent domain laws. The three-member Iowa Utilities Board is considering a hazardous ...

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Pipeline company files suits to gain access from landowners

BISMARCK, N.D. — Lawyers representing a planned pipeline from the North Dakota oil patch to Illinois have filed 23 lawsuits to gain easements through six counties. Easements are meant to give energy companies and others access to private land in exchange for compensating the landowner. The suits filed by Dakota Access LLC pipeline name 140 defendants, including individuals, banks and ...

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Pipeline company files suits to gain access from ND landowners

BISMARCK, N.D. — Lawyers representing a planned pipeline from the North Dakota oil patch to Illinois have filed 23 lawsuits to gain easements through six counties. Easements are meant to give energy companies and others access to private land in exchange for compensating the landowner. The suits filed by Dakota Access LLC pipeline name 140 defendants, including individuals, banks and ...

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