STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Western N.D. infrastructure update
Since I was in another legislative meeting for a big chunk of today, I was unable to go to the interim Energy Development and Transmission Committee meeting. Here's a news release from the state Comme... Posted on 9/16/10 at 4:34 PM
A crystal ball capable of predicting the presidential approval of an international pipeline to bring Canada’s tar sands oil to Texas refineries has yet to be found, as a top official with the Sierra Club last week put the chances at 50 percent.
By Bryan Horwath, Forum News Service
, April 01, 2013
With a sense of grim determination, a group of unlikely allies has begun gathering at kitchen tables, in churches and along fence rows here to plot what could be the final battle in the four-year conflict over the Keystone XL pipeline.
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
, March 19, 2013
Just over a snowbank in rural Clearwater County, four orange posts stick out of the ground.
They mark where four Enbridge pipelines transporting crude oil sit underground. But they also mark a point of protest for those sitting around a campfire on the other side of the snowbank.
By John Hageman, Forum News Service
, March 05, 2013
Earlier this month an estimated 30,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest against pending approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which would carry Canadian tar sands crude oil from Alberta (and via spur, North Dakota Bakken crude) to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The 30,000 figure was the organizers’ number. It’s likely fewer demonstrators were there, but it doesn’t matter if 30,000 or 30 showed up because their message was a scam.
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead
, February 27, 2013
Eight people were arrested Monday at a construction site for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in central Oklahoma, including one man who locked himself to a crane-like piece of machinery, authorities said.
The two women and six men were arrested on trespassing complaints at the site near the town of Schoolton, Seminole County sheriff’s Chief Deputy Chris Conn said. One woman also was cited for resisting arrest. None of their names has been released.
By Sean Murphy, Associated Press
, February 12, 2013
The state of Nebraska has responded to a lawsuit filed by three opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry Canadian tar sands oil south through Nebraska and other states to Gulf coast refineries.
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