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The U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local agencies will conduct a “maritime security and oil spill” exercise in the Twin Ports harbor Wednesday and Thursday.
Tuesday, August, 27, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The recent oil spill of more than 800,000 gallons of crude oil from a Tesoro Logistics pipeline in North Dakota raises serious questions about pipeline safety and pipeline companies’ ability to detect and respond to oil spills (“Pipeline leak spills 20,600 barrels of oil in North Dakota,” Oct. 10).
Saturday, November, 09, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
More crude oil was spilled in U.S. rail incidents last year than was spilled in the nearly four decades since the federal government began collecting data on such spills, an analysis of the data shows.
Tuesday, January, 21, 2014 - McClatchy Washington Bureau - News
The Feb. 10 letter, “Both clean environment, copper mine possible,” contained an unhealthy amount of wishful thinking and just plain wrong information.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred March 24, 1989, in Prince William Sound, Alaska, spilling 260,000 to 750,000 barrels of crude.
Tuesday, April, 09, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Enbridge Energy Partners says it's investigating the cause of a crude oil leak at its pumping station in the northwestern Minnesota town of Viking.
Thursday, April, 25, 2013 - Associated Press - News
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, Oil & Gas Division, said today it has been notified of an on-site oil release at a McKenzie County oil well.
Tuesday, November, 19, 2013 - Forum News Service - News
Crews may have to work for months to clean up after a pipeline break spilled 20,600 barrels of oil in a northwestern North Dakota wheat field, officials said this weekend.
Monday, October, 14, 2013 - Forum News Service - News
Like many, we long have been concerned about climate change and carbon emissions. But when we heard about yet another major oil pipeline — Enbridge 67, also known as the “Alberta Clipper” — proposal that would come from the tar sands of Alberta, through Duluth and out the Great Lakes or down to the Gulf of Mexico for refining in world markets, we could not sit down and let the fossil-fuel giants railroad it through.
Thursday, September, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Improved crude oil safety measures should be funded by charging 0.01 cent per gallon on all crude transported in Minnesota, the state Legislature’s transportation finance chairmen said Wednesday.
Thursday, February, 13, 2014 - Forum News Service - News
UPDATE: A tanker truck carrying about 40,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate rolled over as it was turning into Hibbing Taconite on Friday morning. None of the ammonium nitrate spilled; the truck driver suffered minor injuries.
Friday, August, 16, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
As Enbridge asks the state Public Utilities Commission to increase the allowable volume in its Alberta Clipper pipeline, northern Minnesota might want to take notice. The current flow is 440,000 barrels per day. Enbridge is submitting permit applications to increase that flow to 570,000 barrels and, eventually to 800,000 barrels a day.
Thursday, May, 23, 2013 - For the Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
As I consider the issue of PolyMet and sulfide ore mining in the Northland, I continue to wonder about what could go wrong. The industry experts and advocates constantly assure us they now have processes worked out so these mines will not result in environmental disasters like nearly all past copper-nickel mines throughout history.
Sunday, December, 15, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Sunday, December, 01, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - None
Public comment sought on plan to upgrade dock for oil-shipping terminal.
Monday, November, 18, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has set a public meeting on a key aspect of Calumet Oil’s proposed oil-shipping terminal on Superior’s harborfront.
Tuesday, November, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
UPDATE: The Alliance for the Great Lakes today released a report warning against increased shipment of petroleum products on the lakes, most notably a plan to ship oil by tanker out of Superior.
Wednesday, November, 20, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The Alliance for the Great Lakes on Wednesday released a report warning against increased shipment of petroleum products on the lakes, most notably a plan to ship oil by tanker out of Superior.
Thursday, November, 21, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Iron Range emergency responders were counting their blessings Friday after a truckload of explosive material overturned without leaking — and without exploding.
Saturday, August, 17, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
More than 300 people will take part in a two-day port exercise centered on Bird Island in the St. Louis Bay.
Wednesday, August, 28, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News