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Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China

Jun. 12, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — Leaders of the world's largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China’s global initiatives, but they were searching for a consensus on how to forcefully to call out Beijing over human rights abuses. ...

Dakota Access foes seek environmental review updates from US

Jun. 11, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents asked a judge Friday to require the pipeline company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide detailed monthly status reports while the federal government conducts an extensive environmental review of the project. ...

Company drops plan for $2.3B methanol plant in Washington

Jun. 11, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A company backed by the Chinese government on Friday ended its seven-year effort to build one of the world’s largest methanol plants along the Columbia River in southwestern Washington, following a series of regulatory setbacks and a long debate over its environmental...

Small Minneapolis event eyes Klobuchar to help stop Line 3

Jun. 10, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About 100 people gathered at a Minneapolis park Thursday before marching to Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s office to promote shutting down reconstruction of an aging oil pipeline in northern Minnesota. The half-hour program at Gold Medal Park...

Fight over Canadian oil rages on after pipeline's demise

Jun. 10, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Keystone XL is dead after a 12-year attempt to build the oil pipeline, yet the fight over Canadian crude rages on as emboldened environmentalists target other projects and pressure President Joe Biden to intervene — all while oil imports from the north keep...

Repair costs for Aspen gas line sabotage reach $1.4 million

Jun. 10, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Black Hills Energy says it has spent about $1.4 million to repair sabotaged natural gas lines that cut heat to Aspen-area homes and businesses in late December. Police say they're still investigating the incident, which cut service to roughly 3,500 residences for three...

Keystone XL pipeline nixed after Biden stands firm on permit

Jun. 09, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline pulled the plug on the contentious project Wednesday after Canadian officials failed to persuade President Joe Biden to reverse his cancellation of its permit on the day he took office. ...

Police say nearly 250 arrested in Minnesota pipeline protest

Jun. 09, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Nearly 250 people were arrested when protesters attempting to stop the final leg of the reconstruction of an oil pipeline across northwestern Minnesota took over a pump station, law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory...

Sponsor of Keystone XL crude oil pipeline says it's pulling the plug on the contentious project

Jun. 09, 2021 17:23 PM EDT
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Sponsor of Keystone XL crude oil pipeline says it's pulling the plug on the contentious project.

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jun. 09, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

Winston-Salem Journal. June 7, 2021. Editorial: Coach K’s legacy Of all the commercials that have made cheeky pitches for light beer over the years, this one is a classic: A man hitches a limo ride in an airport lobby — and he...