Environmentalists:

Dakota Access Pipeline Now Operational, Developer Says

Oil is now flowing through the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, carrying crude from Canada and North Dakota south to Illinois, its developer said Thursday. The pipeline, which sparked a months-long protest by Native Americans and…

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Trans-Pecos Pipeline Ready, Protest Camp to Close

West Texas pipeline protests have faded over the past month, and now, with the Trans-Pecos Pipeline complete, organizers say they’re closing down the largest of the camps. “Yeah, we’re in transition mode,” said Frankie Orona,…

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Battle Renewed to Allow Gas Drilling Near Delaware River

Defenders of a longstanding de-facto moratorium on natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin say there are gathering signs of a renewed push to allow natural gas production by the industry and its allies….

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Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Could be Operating within Weeks

Oil could be flowing through the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline in less than two weeks, according to court documents filed by the developer just before police and soldiers started clearing a protest camp in…

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Trump Signs Orders Reviving Oil Pipeline Projects

President Trump signed executive orders on Tuesday effectively reviving the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects, which had been stalled by the Obama administration under pressure from environmental and other groups. The president…

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Intel Report: Russia Backing Anti-Fracking Propaganda

The oil and gas industry group Energy In Depth (as well as some media outlets) have noted that buried in the U.S. intelligence report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was a note…

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