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August 21, 2014
Bill to help first responders in Bakken oil incidents stalls in Congress
An emergency preparedness bill that would investigate the best way for local first responders to react to a railroad crude oil spill is on hold in Congress.
August 21, 2014 - 9:35am
August 18, 2014
Shaken by polar vortex, U.S. braces for propane supply glitches
The millions of Americans that use propane to heat their homes, dry crops or keep livestock warm expect another tough winter this year as a fragmented supply network of pipelines, trains and trucks struggles to keep pace with spiking demand.
August 18, 2014 - 9:14am
August 8, 2014
Sandpiper pipeline to get hearing in Superior as DNR seeks concerns
The last section of one of the highest capacity pipelines from the North Dakota Bakken oil fields will get a hearing in Superior later this month, but an environmental group is crying foul because it says it’s combining two pipeline projects.
August 8, 2014 - 3:34pm
August 7, 2014
N.D. oil regulators, execs complain Bakken crude unfairly singled out
Industrial Commission to set hearing on ways to reduce oil’s volatility.
August 7, 2014 - 9:18am
August 5, 2014
DNR seeks public input on proposed Enbridge pipeline project
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input at an August meeting to help determine the scope of an environmental impact statement for the Enbridge Sandpiper Pipeline construction and replacement project in northwestern Douglas County.
August 5, 2014 - 3:10pm
July 29, 2014
Federal government proposes railroads shipping crude replace tankers, go slower
The federal government has ordered railroads carrying crude oil from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota to slow down and replace tankers with safer models.
July 29, 2014 - 11:29am
July 22, 2014
Minnesota’s cheapest gas found in Hibbing
A heated gas war on parts of the Iron Range is a prime example of how gas price this summer have bucked the usual seasonal upward trend and instead moved downward.
July 22, 2014 - 9:46am
July 9, 2014
Railways transfer heavy loads of crude oil through Wisconsin about 45 times per week
Canadian Pacific and BNSF Railways are transferring substantial train loads of volatile Bakken crude oil through 18 Wisconsin counties at an average of 45 times per week, according to information that Wisconsin Public Radio News obtained through an open records request.
July 9, 2014 - 9:33am
July 2, 2014
Walker administration releases list of public assets it may sell
The Walker administration has released a list of state assets it might consider selling, including state-owned power plants throughout Wisconsin.
July 2, 2014 - 2:09pm
July 1, 2014
Proposed expansion of Enbridge pipeline sparks scrutiny
Groups and some local governments are still after state officials to take a closer look at the proposed expansion of an oil pipeline that's buried under much of Wisconsin.
July 1, 2014 - 8:33am
June 27, 2014
Energy Transfer proposes crude oil pipeline from N.D. to Illinois
Energy Transfer Partners announced this week it has commitments from shippers to move forward with an 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline from North Dakota to Patoka, Ill.
June 27, 2014 - 8:47am
June 13, 2014
Economist warns that growth of solar will lead to problems for power companies
A Wisconsin economist says that as more people and corporations add solar panels to generate their own electricity, big power companies will have to adapt or face a death spiral.
June 13, 2014 - 10:30am
ECE members lend support to communities
East Central Energy members contributed more than $17,000 to community projects this spring through Operation Round Up®.
June 13, 2014 - 7:00am
May 12, 2014
DOT starts requiring rail companies to disclose oil shipment info
Citing an increase in crude oil shipments and a rise in the number of rail accidents over the last year, the U.S. Department of Transportation is now requiring railway companies to disclose more information about its oil shipments.
May 12, 2014 - 9:21am
May 6, 2014
Environmentalists ask DNR to deny permit for Superior oil tanks
The Department of Natural Resources held a hearing in Superior on Monday to take public testimony on Enbridge Pipeline's proposal to build three five-story high oil tanks in the city.
May 6, 2014 - 2:56pm