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TransCanada: 16,800 gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota

FREEMAN, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada estimates that about 16,800 gallons of oil leaked into a field in South Dakota as part of a spill that has shut the Keystone pipeline down while officials investigate. The company says it reported the 400-barrel estimate Thursday to the National Response Centre and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration. It says the estimate is ...

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Bakken opponents gather at Bridge View

OTTUMWA — Pam Alexander’s worries about the proposed Bakken pipeline started when she learned the path cuts across her famland. “My first concern was when I got the letter to landowners. I didn’t want my personal property going to a private company. Then, when I learned they could take it using eminent domain, that worried me,” she said. Alexander said ...

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Magellan Midstream, TransCanada to develop Houston pipeline


Magellan Midstream Partners LP and TransCanada Corp , Canada’s second-largest pipeline company, said on Tuesday they will develop a pipeline to connect TransCanada’s Houston tank terminal to Magellan’s East Houston terminal. The project will give shippers on TransCanada’s Keystone and MarketLink lines access to Magellan’s Houston and Texas City crude oil distribution system, the companies said on Tuesday. The move ...

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Editorial: Stuck on the pipeline

In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama tweaked Republicans for their championing so vigorously the Keystone pipeline project. “Let’s set our sights higher than a single oil pipeline,” he nudged. Good idea, if the objective is a comprehensive plan to update the nation’s public works, including broadband. Worthy, too, is the notion that if the pipeline ...

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Rounds talks EPA, Keystone


BATH — Mike Rounds doesn’t think certain factions in Washington, D.C., understand the Midwest, and South Dakota’s former governor said he’s ready to help change that in the U.S. Senate. Making his comments during a Friday afternoon campaign stop at Northern Electric Cooperative in Bath, Rounds talked about the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline project, the future of corn production, ...

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Oil, gas industry boom leads to expansion of laws in Pennsylvania

The booming oil and gas industry has led to an expansion of laws in Pennsylvania and other states aimed at protecting water supplies, an analysis by a group of regulators representing 20 states has found. The report released Wednesday by the Ground Water Protection Council, a nonprofit comprising leaders from state environmental protection and conservation agencies, looked at laws in ...

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Keystone protesters come to North Dakota

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Rob Port | Shale Plays Media Contributor This last week President Barack Obama made a rare Presidential visit to North Dakota – just the 14th time a sitting president has come to the state – and an even rarer visit to Indian Country. His visit to the Standing Rock reservation was just the 4th time a sitting President has visited ...

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