Policy: Environment & Energy

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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Senate border plan spurns Obama, but helps firefighters and Israel

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 03:14 PM

If Congress can agree on a plan to give President Obama supplemental money to deal with the border crisis, it's going to be much less than he asked for.
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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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