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Megaload opponents are taking the Oregon Department of Transportation to court, claiming the agency failed to consider the public interest when it authorized a gigantic shipment bound for Canada's tar sands.


The Sticky Facts on Pipelines Enbridge, under pressure for handling oil spills like the “Keystone Kops” according to a U.S. government agency, ran full-page ads this week boasting about a 99.999% safe delivery record. That may sound reassuring at first ...

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Feds: Operator knew of pipeline problems years before Michigan oil spill -

A federal agency said the operator of an oil pipeline that cracked in Michigan in 2010 failed to take appropriate action.

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A new analysis of oil and gas pipeline safety in the United States reveals a troubling history of spills, contamination, injuries and deaths.


EPA orders Enbridge to dredge river two years after oil spill. More than 21/2 years after a Canadian pipeline rupture spilled heavy oil into a Michigan river, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ordering Calgary-based Enbridge to perform additional dredging to remove submerged oil. The agency said it has repeatedly found oil in sections of the Kalamazoo River.

Now, for the bad news: unfortunately, even while increasing support for clean energy, the government failed to live up to its campaign promise to put an end to polluting and wasteful fossil fuel subsidies. Not only is it a waste of Canadians tax dollars, but these continued subsidies threaten to undermine what otherwise looks to be a climate-friendly, forward-thinking budget.

Based on evidence provided by a whistleblower, Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) is investigating pipeline giant TransCanada—the company behind both the Keystone XL and Energy East proposals—for safety-code violations, according to exclusive reporting by the Reuters news agency.