November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized
By Dina Cappiello
CORYDON, Iowa â The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of Americaâs push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply.
Even the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
November 3, 2013 in Uncategorized
By Bloomberg News
WASHINGTON â Three years after an oil pipeline rupture in Michigan spilled 843,000 gallons of sludge, government regulators still have not produced promised rules to compel operators to detect leaks.
A recent oil spill in No…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized
By James MacPherson
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) â North Dakota, the nation’s No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents show. None was reported to the public, officials said.
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October 17, 2013 in Uncategorized
PIERRE (AP) â The state of South Dakota is a plaintiff in a challenge of environmental regulations that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The high court has accepted six cases that challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatio…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
July 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Residents worried pollution will overtake water once listed as Superfund site. Continue Reading
July 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Throughout the west, uranium mining is wreaking havoc on water resources, leaving citizens faced with major water crises and economic downturn.
July 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic
County commission decides to delay opposition vote on Keystone XL. Continue Reading
July 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic
As delays continue on the Keystone XL pipeline project, crude oil continues to make its way across the United States by rail, truck and whatever other conveyance exists to get oil from fields to refineries.
July 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Keystone XL caught in middle of discussion.
July 8, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
With increases in livestock production, county works to limit manure pollutionWORTHINGTON With the high cost of tillable land, many farmers who want to improve their profit margins in agriculture today are turning to livestock production. Continue Reading