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Oil pipeline opponents say local bans will derail project

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental groups are citing a provision in a 107-year-old transportation law in trying to derail an oil pipeline project from upstate New York to New Jersey. The New York Transportation Corporations Law of 1909 gives villages and cities veto power over oil pipelines crossing their borders, Daniel Raichel, a lawyer for the Natural Resources Defense Council, ...

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ND mulling project to recycle oil drilling waste for roads

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are looking at a project to treat and recycle the drilling waste for road building and other uses. The measure would set aside about $65,000 for the state Health Department to monitor a project and develop standards. Companies targeting the rich Bakken shale formation in western North Dakota get more than crude oil when ...

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