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Transportation Department floats rules to keep trains carrying crude oil from exploding

By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 03:14 PM

The effort is a response to a number of recent derailments and explosions that have increased partly because of booming oil production in the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota and Montana.
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Environmental group wants this agency to join climate fight

By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 05:00 AM

One environmental group thinks it knows how to measure the invisible. And if the Obama administration wants to combat climate change, it says what it's doing deserves a look.
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Ice cream wars: Oil lobby and climate change activists woo with treats

By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 11:24 AM

The oil industry and climate change activists can agree on one thing: Ice cream is pretty awesome.
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