Reversal of Enbridge’s Line 9B to begin this month, CBC

Pipeline set to bring Western oil to Montreal refineries finally after string of delays CBC News • Posted: Nov 30, 2015 7:41 PM ET | Last Updated: December 1, 2015 After years of negotiations and months of testing, oil is set to flow west to east again in Enbridge’s Line 9B. Starting this month, the flow

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Citing Climate Change, Obama Rejects Construction of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline, New York Times ($)

By Coral Davenport • Nov. 6, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Obama announced on Friday that he had rejected the request from a Canadian company to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending a seven-year review that had become a symbol of the debate over his climate policies. Mr. Obama’s denial of the proposed 1,179-mile pipeline, which

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Keystone Battle in Washington Belied Pipeline’s Real Impact, Bloomberg News ($)

Elizabeth Wasserman, November 6, 2015 President Barack Obama, flanked by VP Joe Biden (left) and Secretary of State, John Kerry, announces his denial of a Presidential Permit for the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline. WASHINGTON – The fight over the Keystone XL pipeline had all the elements of a classic Washington scrap: protests, political ads and lobbyists

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Obama rejects Keystone XL, National Observer ($)

By Charles Mandel | News, US News | November 6th 2015 After seven years of acrimonious court battles, profligate spending and hardball political lobbying, the Keystone XL pipeline is dead. U.S. President Barack Obama rejected the proposal, as most suspected he would. “Several years ago, the State Department began a review process for the proposed construction of a pipeline that would

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Barack Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline citing ‘national interest’, CBC

U.S. president says Canadian PM Justin Trudeau expressed ‘disappointment’ pipeline won’t proceed The Associated Press • Posted: Nov 06, 2015 11:14 AM ET | Last Updated: November 6, 2015 The Obama administration has rejected TransCanada’s application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, capping a seven-year saga that became an environmental flashpoint in both Canada and the U.S.

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PennEast Pipeline Job Creation Claims Significantly Overstated, Study Finds, Rethink Energy NJ

ReThink Energy NJ says renewable energy will create more jobs than fossil fuels Posted November 4, 2015 | Updated January 17, 2019 TRENTON, NJ, (November 4, 2015) – A study commissioned by New Jersey Conservation Foundation of the economic impact analysis contained in the proposal to construct the PennEast gas pipeline in New Jersey and Pennsylvania concludes that the

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PennEast foes say pipeline jobs numbers are bloated, nj.com

By Keith Brown | For NJ.com • Posted Nov 04, 2015 | Updated Jan 17, 2019 PennEast has overestimated by two-thirds the number of jobs it would create to build its proposed 118-mile natural gas pipeline, according to a new study commissioned by pipeline opponents. The New Jersey Conservation Foundation, a vocal opponent of the proposed $1.2 billion

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Approval of Enbridge’s Line 9 applauded by Quebec refineries, Globe and Mail ($)

Kelly Cryderman The owners of the two Quebec refineries readying for shipments of Western Canadian crude say the National Energy Board’s decision to approve Enbridge Inc.’s Line 9 project will provide a long-awaited boost to their bottom lines. “It’s a project that we’ve been waiting for,” said Julie Cusson, director of public and government affairs

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Approval of Enbridge’s Line 9 applauded by Quebec refineries, Globe and Mail ($)

The owners of the two Quebec refineries readying for shipments of Western Canadian crude say the National Energy Board’s decision to approve Enbridge Inc.’s Line 9 project will provide a long-awaited boost to their bottom lines. “It’s a project that we’ve been waiting for,” said Julie Cusson, director of public and government affairs in Canada

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New Oil Train Rules Are Hit From All Sides, New York Times ($)

By Jad Mouawad Ending months of uncertainty and delays, federal regulators on Friday unveiled new rules for transporting crude oil by trains, saying the measures would improve rail safety and reduce the risks of a catastrophic event. But the rules quickly came under criticism from many sides. Lawmakers and safety advocates said the regulations did not

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Benicia plans more study of crude-oil train impacts, The Sacramento Bee ($)

A controversial proposal by the Valero Refining Company in Benicia to run two 50-car crude-oil trains a day through Sacramento and other Northern California cities to its bayside refinery has hit another slowdown. Benicia officials on Tuesday said they have decided to redo some sections of an environmental impact analysis of the project. The city

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