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Bakken Crude Oil

An Open Letter to Warren Buffett: Put Public Safety Before Profit and Prioritize Oil Train Regulation

Mike O'Brien | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics
Mike O'Brien

One year ago this week, an oil train passing through Seattle ran off the tracks underneath the Magnolia Bridge, derailing three of its 100 tank cars carrying Bakken crude oil from North Dakota.

How Much Energy Will the 2014 World Cup Consume?

James Stafford | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
James Stafford

So while the 2014 World Cup is going to be bigger than ever -- it's shaping up to be the most watched, most lucrative and expensive tournament in soccer history -- it's also going to be one of the biggest energy-consuming, greenhouse gas-spewing World Cups in history.

"Drill, baby, drill" Is Coming to Indian Country

Tim Giago | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Tim Giago

The oil impact prompted Hall to ask Congress for housing to support a new health facility, funds to address the severe damage that oil and gas development has caused to the roads on the reservation.