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The Latest: Confederate group pleased monuments are staying

Aug. 22, 2018 4:43 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina state panel meeting about a request by the governor to relocate three Confederate monuments on the Capitol grounds (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A spokesman for the North Carolina chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans says a decision to add context...

Opponents of refinery near park question developer veracity

Aug. 22, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Opponents of an oil refinery planned near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota are imploring state regulators to give them a chance to explore whether the developer is being truthful about the project's size. The Environmental Law and Policy Center and Dakota Resource...

Appeals court tosses key permits for Atlantic Coast pipeline

Aug. 6, 2018 6:43 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday threw out two key permits for the Atlantic Coast pipeline, a ruling environmental groups said should halt construction on the 600-mile natural gas pipeline, but project developers insisted should not result in a lengthy delay. A three-judge panel of...