Tag: crude oil pipeline

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Trump’s fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks

October 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

All three have been stalled by successful legal challenges by environmental groups alleging the administration failed to apply the regulatory scrutiny required under the law. The Republican administration tried to accelerate permits for two multi-billion-dollar natural gas lines and jumpstart […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

June 18, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators will open two days of final arguments on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy’s proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline from Canada across Minnesota. The proposal has aroused intense opposition from […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Federal judge skeptical about pipeline’s impact on wetlands

May 1, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

HOUSTON (AP) — One of the federal judges considering whether to allow construction of a crude oil pipeline to continue in an environmentally fragile Louisiana swamp seemed to downplay concerns Monday about the project’s impact on forested wetlands. A three-judge […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Company urges appeals court to lift halt to pipeline work

March 14, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A company building a crude oil pipeline in Louisiana asked a federal appeals court Tuesday for an order that would allow it to immediately resume construction work in an environmentally fragile swamp. A three-judge panel from […]