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Northland residents ‘draw the line’ on Keystone pipeline

September 26, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

While the Keystone XL Pipeline won’t run through Minnesota, that didn’t stop a group of 60 from protesting the pipeline and what it represents last Friday at the Two Harbors Breakwater. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: China-Canada deal should be Keystone wake-up call

July 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The president should rethink his Keystone call, given that it has complicated American and Canadian energy and foreign policies, driven a wedge between the U.S. and our closest ally and failed to deliver the environmental benefits it had assured. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Hoeven’s pipeline strategy pays off

January 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The evidence is in: North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven picked the right issue on which to step to the front and take a leadership role among Senate Republicans.
That issue is the matter of the Keystone XL pipeline. Because as polling data now suggests, public opinion has broken strongly to the Senate Republicans’ side. Continue Reading

Connie Triplett, Grand Forks, column: President made the right call on Keystone

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Obama made the right choice to deny the Keystone XL permit now. He also made the right choice to invite TransCanada to submit a new application as soon as a better route has been selected through Nebraska. Continue Reading

Dexter Perkins, Grand Forks, column: Obama’s right, critics are wrong on Keystone

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Because there is so much money to be made, I suspect that new Keystone pipeline will be built soon. Still, there is no reason to rush. If the pipeline is a good idea today, it will be a good idea tomorrow. There is no harm in taking time to make sure it is done safely. Continue Reading

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GF Residents Anticipate Obama’s ‘State of the Union’ Address

January 24, 2012 in WDAZ

Tonight, President Obama is expected to address the economy… jobs, energy, and skills for American workers in his State of the Union Address.
Some Grand Forks residents hope the President talks about specific mid-west hot topics in his speech. Continue Reading

Keystone restarts after ‘mechanical issues’

November 9, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK TransCanada Corp. said its pipeline that transports crude oil from Canada through seven states was temporarily shut down for “mechanical issues.”
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OUR OPINION: Let the Keystone XL pipeline proceed

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Despite anti-pipeline activists’ claims, the benefits of the project pretty clearly outweigh the costs.When civil-rights demonstrators marched, chanted and got themselves arrested in the 1950s and 1960s, Americans paid attention. Voters saw the the segregated lunch counters, the “Whites Only” water fountains and other relics of Jim Crow discrimination, and acted. Continue Reading

Report: oil pipeline firm too optimistic on spills

July 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A new report says a Canadian company underestimated the potential for spills along the pipeline it wants to build to carry tar sands oil across the Plains to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico. Continue Reading

U.S. agency allows restart of Canadian oil pipeline

June 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. regulators have allowed a Canadian company to restart its Keystone oil pipeline after completing repairs and safety tests.
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