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Mexican police find corpse, probably Indigenous activist

Jun. 17, 2021 21:48 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in the northern Mexico border state of Sonora said Thursday they have found a badly decayed corpse with clothing that matches the description of an Indigenous rights leader who disappeared almost three weeks ago. The prosecutors office...

Protests continue at Minnesota Line 3 oil pipeline project

Jun. 17, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Opponents of the Enbridge Energy Line 3 oil pipeline project in northwestern Minnesota continued their protests this week by disrupting traffic in front of an Enbridge equipment site, leading to 31 arrests. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes...

German, Polish presidents meet to celebrate 1991 treaty

Jun. 17, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The presidents of Germany and Poland met in Warsaw Thursday to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a key treaty between the two neighbors, focusing on the positive aspects of a sometimes wobbly relationship. Germany's Frank-Walter Steinmeier held...

$1 million fine in 2016 pipeline accident in Louisiana

Jun. 16, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Texas company pleaded guilty to a federal Clean Water Act violation and agreed to pay a $1 million fine for damaging a pipeline that leaked more than 5,000 gallons of oil in a Louisiana bay in 2016, the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans said Wednesday. ...

UN envoy: Study other options to prevent Yemen tanker spill

Jun. 15, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations should keep negotiating with Yemen’s Houthi rebels but also look at other possible options to ensure that an oil tanker moored off the war-torn country’s coast loaded with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil doesn’t rupture or explode...

Minnesota court affirms approval of Line 3 oil pipeline

Jun. 14, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed state regulators' key approvals of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project, in a dispute that drew over 1,000 protesters to northern Minnesota last week. A three-judge panel...

Pipeline foes ask Nebraska to revoke project land easements

Jun. 14, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline asked Nebraska state regulators on Monday to revoke the land easements granted to the company across private land now that the project has officially been scrapped. Attorneys for Bold Nebraska and the Ponca...

Minnesota Court of Appeals affirms state regulators’ approval of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement

Jun. 14, 2021 11:17 AM EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Court of Appeals affirms state regulators’ approval of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement.

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. ...