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May 27, 2014
Gas pipeline explodes in northwestern Minnesota
WARREN, Minn. — Fred and Julie Nicholls woke up early Monday morning to a loud booming sound and the feeling of their house shaking. “We’d...
May 27, 2014 - 7:57am
May 22, 2014
Judge says tribal treaties don’t apply to routing of new pipeline in northern Minnesota
An administrative law judge has rejected claims that 19th century treaties give Native Americans a say in choosing a route for a new crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. Honor the Earth, an environmental group led by Native American activist Winona LaDuke, favors a different...
May 22, 2014 - 11:25am
May 21, 2014
Power restored after outage affects thousands in Cloquet, Esko, Carlton areas
A power outage affected more than 8,600 customers in the Cloquet, Carlton and Esko areas for about an hour late Tuesday, Minnesota Power reported. Electricity was restored by 11:10 p.m. The utility reported that the outage began at about 10:10 p.m. Minnesota Power spokeswoman...
May 21, 2014 - 9:20am
May 18, 2014
Reader's view: Solar power can help us stop pollution from coal power plants
When I want to use an appliance in my home that requires electricity or when I want lighting in a room I just flip a switch. When my electrical power is compromised — by a storm, for example — I conveniently call Minnesota Power and I am courteously informed that a crew will be...
May 18, 2014 - 12:00am
May 14, 2014
Minnesota legislators' oil safety provisions avoid pipelines
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of considering a bill that would help prevent oil train disasters and respond better if they occur, but the bill includes nothing about pipeline safety. That does not set well with Gov. Mark Dayton and House Transportation Finance...
May 14, 2014 - 7:04pm
May 12, 2014
Reader's view: We should ask ourselves key questions on pipelines
A May 5 letter in the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald, written in response to an April 22 Herald editorial that was reprinted in the News Tribune (“Keystone XL delays get embarrassing”), asked two key questions concerning the Keystone XL pipeline: “Can we be assured in an easement...
May 12, 2014 - 10:47pm
Reader's view: Lawmakers need to boost pipeline inspection
With a number of proposals for new oil pipelines here in Minnesota and across the country, there rightly has been an increase in scrutiny over just how safe pipelines are. The Minnesota Legislature is considering legislation that would provide additional resources to improve public...
May 12, 2014 - 10:46pm
Reader's view: Pipelines are the safest transport option
Many “environmentalists” object to the Keystone XL and other pipelines. Even President Barack Obama doesn’t seem to know what to do about pipelines. Perhaps I can help. I manage and am one-third owner of two farm properties in Kentucky, in the family since about 1944, that...
May 12, 2014 - 10:45pm
May 11, 2014
Reader's view: Tough choices, not rhetoric, needed on global warming
There is an old saying that when your opponent resorts to personal attacks, you know you have won. The misinformed writer of the April 26 letter, “Armchair science makes real scientist cringe,” apparently didn’t read my April 17 commentary closely enough. Under the headline,...
May 11, 2014 - 12:00am
May 10, 2014
‘Insane rent hikes’ spur protest in North Dakota oil patch
WILLISTON, N.D. – Diana Avans moved back to Williston in 1991 to be near her mother, but now she worries she can’t afford to stay. The...
May 10, 2014 - 8:09pm
May 8, 2014
Reader's view: Why are natural gas prices so high in Duluth?
I would like to know why my gas bill skyrocketed this year. Being retired, I can’t believe the price we have to pay. Last year’s bill at this time was $140, and now I got a bill for $220. Just how much of a percentage more are we paying? Sure we got a 1.2 percent rate increase...
May 8, 2014 - 12:00am
May 7, 2014
Protest delivers ‘bill’ to Minnesota Power for hidden pollution costs
A handful of Sierra Club activists delivered oversized “health bills” to Allete’s Minnesota Power offices in Duluth on Wednesday, symbolic...
May 7, 2014 - 7:58pm
May 5, 2014
Other view: Review Enbridge’s Sandpiper pipeline corridor
Enbridge’s proposal to route its Sandpiper pipeline through the Mississippi headwaters region of Minnesota has sparked intense opposition from environmental and American Indian groups. It also has generated a proposed alternative that has merit. The Sandpiper pipeline is to carry...
May 5, 2014 - 10:32pm
April 25, 2014
Nolan introduces bill mandating American steel for energy pipelines
Flanked by iron and taconite workers in Eveleth on Thursday, 8th District U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan introduced legislation that would require energy pipelines built and federally permitted in the United States to contain 100 percent American steel. The introduction of the bill on the...
April 25, 2014 - 9:51am
April 22, 2014
Duluth Seaway Port Authority gets award for cargo output
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has been honored as one of six organizations on the Great Lakes increasing international cargo. The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. announced Tuesday that the authority was receiving the Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for its increases of...
April 22, 2014 - 8:04pm