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Oil Pipeline Spills 1,050 Gallons Into North Dakota Tributary

Oil Pipeline Spills 1,050 Gallons Into North Dakota Tributary

A pipeline in western North Dakota spilled an estimated 756 gallons of oil and 294 gallons of saltwater, a drilling byproduct, into a tributary of the Little Missouri River, the Associated Press reports. The spill was discovered April 22, approximately 5 miles southwest of the city of Marmarth and was reported that same day, the […]

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    Donald Trump’s Ties to the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Donald Trump’s Ties to the Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Jesse Coleman Since the presidential debate on Sept. 26, we’ve been hearing quite a bit about Donald Trump‘s tax returns (or lack thereof). While the conversation has revolved around why Trump has chosen not to release his returns—as all presidential candidates have since 1980—we do know some things about what those returns would reveal […]

    Trump’s Connection to Dakota Access Pipeline

    Trump’s Connection to Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Steve Horn Continental Resources—the company founded and led by CEO Harold Hamm, energy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and potential U.S. Secretary of Energy under a Trump presidency—has announced to investors that oil it obtains via fracking from North Dakota’s Bakken Shale basin is destined for transport through the hotly-contested Dakota Access Pipeline. […]

    Trump RNC Speech Silent on Climate Change, Continues Bitter Fight Against Wind Farm in Scotland

    Trump RNC Speech Silent on Climate Change, Continues Bitter Fight Against Wind Farm in Scotland

    Is it any surprise that Donald Trump—who believes the “concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive”—did not mention climate change even once in his rambling speech accepting the Republican nomination for president last night in Cleveland? Donald Trump accepts the Republican party’s nomination for […]

    Meet the Oil Billionaire Shaping Donald Trump’s Energy Policy

    Meet the Oil Billionaire Shaping Donald Trump’s Energy Policy

    By Mark Floegel Fossil fuel billionaire and major fracking proponent Harold Hamm, who has Donald Trump‘s ear on energy and environmental issues, had a prime-time slot at the Republican National Convention (RNC) last tonight, also known as “Make America First Again” night. Left: Donald Trump, Photo credit: Gage Skidmore / Creative Commons. Right: Harold Hamm, […]