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Illinois becomes second state to approve Bakken pipeline

Illinois has become the second state to approve a controversial interstate crude oil pipeline that is proposed to pass through Iowa.

Illinois has become the second state to approve a controversial interstate crude oil pipeline that is proposed to pass through Iowa. Spokesman Bob Gough confirmed the Illinois Commerce Commission voted 5-0 Wednesday to approve a permit for that state’s 177-mile segment of the pipeline. Dakota Access LLC, the Texas-based company proposing the $3.8 billion Bakken oil project, said in a ...

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