07/24/14 05:45 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Two oil pipelines at the bottom the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan will get additional support structures to help prevent potentially devastating spills, officials said Thursday. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Dan Wyant, director of the...
07/24/14 01:45 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists. "This is a warning of how dangerous this could be," said Kerry McHugh, communications director for the Washington Environmental...
07/24/14 09:45 AM
The price of oil fell below $103 a barrel Thursday, giving back part of its gains from the day before, despite improvements in Chinese manufacturing. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery was down 20 cents to $102.92 a barrel in electronic trading on the New...
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.
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 11:25 AM
The oil industry and climate change activists can agree on one thing: Ice cream is pretty awesome.
By Zack Colman | 07/18/14 01:26 PM
The Obama administration announced Friday that it would allow exploration for oil and gas off some portions of the Atlantic Coast using sonic testing devices that environmentalists say harm marine life.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 04:30 PM
The Highway Trust Fund is broken. Slated to run out of money by Aug. 1, the fund has relied on an 18.4-cent per gallon gasoline tax last raised in 1993.
By Zack Colman | 07/16/14 05:21 PM
Democratic Sen. Mark Udall announced his opposition Wednesday to statewide ballot initiatives being bankrolled by Rep. Jared Polis that would impose restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/11/14 08:45 AM
President Obama has delayed making a decision on whether to approve construction of the northern leg of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline for nearly six years. Meanwhile, the recently completed southern leg of the pipeline has pumped billions of dollars into the regional economy.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14
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