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Alaska legislature to convene special session on gas issues

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska Legislature is set to convene for its third special session this year, this time to consider a buyout of one of the state’s partners on a proposed multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas project. Legislators had been expecting a fall special session to deal with gas-line issues, but they will not be presented with contracts as once ...

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Conservative Canadian leader fighting to stay in power

TORONTO — Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s nearly 10 years in power could end next week, along with his dream of shattering Canada’s image as a liberal bastion. Harper, one of the longest-serving Western leaders, is seeking a rare fourth term in Monday’s election but polls show him narrowly trailing Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, the son of late Prime Minister ...

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Canada Liberal boss defends ethics after pipeline furor

MONTREAL – Canadian election front runner Justin Trudeau defended the ethics of his Liberal team on Thursday after his campaign co-chair was forced to resign over controversial advice to an energy company on how to lobby a Liberal government. The campaign official, Dan Gagnier, had sent an email on Monday to TransCanada Corp in his private capacity as a consultant, ...

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Keystone XL developer seeks different approval for route

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Canadian company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline is taking steps to circumvent one of the major roadblocks in Nebraska. But in filing an application Monday for the same proposed path with a state pipeline regulator, TransCanada could create another round of lengthy delays in an already drawn-out process. It indicates a new push ...

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Keystone XL developer drops landowner lawsuits in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is shifting course in Nebraska and will withdraw lawsuits seeking to gain access to the property of landowners who oppose the project, the company announced Tuesday. TransCanada Inc. said it will abandon its current efforts to invoke eminent domain through the courts and will reapply for state approval despite having ...

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Environmental groups seek enhanced studies of planned crude oil pipelines across Minnesota

Opponents of two crude oil pipelines proposed in northern Minnesota are pushing for deeper, more sweeping studies of their environmental risks in the wake of an appeals court ruling rejecting the process begun by state regulators. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday decided to stay, or put on hold, its June decision granting a certificate of need to the ...

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Canada’s native chiefs reviewing treaty to block oil industry expansion

CALGARY, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Native chiefs in the Western Canadian province of British Columbia voted on Wednesday to join some of their eastern counterparts opposed to a major pipeline project, in a move some leaders described as a step toward a national alliance aimed at blocking expansion of Alberta’s oil sands industry. The chiefs from British Columbia agreed to ...

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TransCanada says cutting 20 percent of senior management positions

CALGARY, Alberta – Pipeline company TransCanada Corp will cut 20 percent of its senior management positions as a continuing slump in oil prices has necessitated cost reductions, with further staff cuts possible in the future, a company spokesman said on Thursday. The company behind the Keystone XL and Energy East pipeline projects said staff were informed Monday about the cuts, ...

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Gas pipeline is focus of Alaska special session

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday called lawmakers into special session to kick-start stalled consideration of the Alaska natural gas pipeline project. Walker, who spent last week touting Alaska’s liquefied natural gas potential to customers in Japan, is also proposing that the state buy out a Canadian partner in the project. The session will start Oct. 24 in ...

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Walker: It’s time for Alaska to act like sovereign state

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The latest after Alaska Gov. Bill Walker called lawmakers into a special session to deal with natural gas pipeline issues: 5:10 p.m. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday called lawmakers into special session to kick-start stalled consideration of the Alaska natural gas pipeline project. Walker is also proposing that the state buy out a Canadian partner in ...

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