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Master Limited Partnership

Plains All American Gets a Sweetheart Deal From Taxpayers

Michelle Chan | Posted 05.26.2015 | Green
Michelle Chan

Last Tuesday, a company called Plains All American made a huge, oily mess along nine miles of California coast. A pipeline ruptured at around 10:45 am, and before the flow could be stopped about 105,000 gallons of crude had escaped--including about 21,000 into the Pacific Ocean.

MLPs and REITs Back in the Spotlight: Will Washington Finally Level the Playing Field?

Ron Pernick | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Ron Pernick

With hundreds of billions invested in conventional REITs and MLPs offering competitive returns, Washington should work in a bipartisan fashion to open up these investment structures as soon as possible.

How Congress Can Expand Clean Energy Investment

Phyllis Cuttino | Posted 07.03.2013 | Green
Phyllis Cuttino

By expanding the master limited partnership list to include solar, wind, geothermal, efficiency, and other clean energy and transmission technologies, renewable energy projects could access low-cost financing, thereby increasing investment and deployment.