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Shell Drilling Ship Salvage Impeded By Storm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — High seas and strong winds prevented crews from boarding an oil drilling ship to check for any damage after the large vessel went aground off an uninhabited island in the Gulf of Alaska. A Coast Guard plane and a helicopter flew over the...

Yellowstone River Oil Spill

Delayed Response From Exxon Made Matters Worse, Feds Say BILLINGS, Mont. — Delays in Exxon Mobil Corp.’s response to a major pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River made an oil spill far worse than it otherwise would have been, federal...

You heard it here: Northern Gateway’s dead

BY JEFFREY SIMPSON The Northern Gateway pipeline that Enbridge proposes to build from Alberta’s bitumen oil to the Pacific coast of British Columbia is, for all intents and purposes, dead. Yes, regulatory hearings before the National Energy Board will continue until...

Keystone Pipeline Faces Indigenous Trans-Border Opposition

October 18, 2011 Geoff Dembicki, Special to CorpWatch – October 4th, 2011 In mid-September this year, as sharp winds howled across the Great Plains, indigenous leaders from either side of the U.S. –Canada border held an “emergency meeting” in the...

Enbridge Pipeline Faces Prospect of Civil Disobedience

Friends of Wild Salmon, May 12, 2011 500-Strong Crowd Rallies Outside Northern BC Municipalities Convention in Prince Rupert “I will put my body in front of it.” – Gerald Amos, councillor, Haisla Nation PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire – May 13,...

Energy Development in Indian Country

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN INDIAN COUNTRY ON THE UPSURGE WITH CONCERNS FROM TRIBAL GROUPS Bemidji, Minnesota – Energy development in Indian country is again becoming big business. The Osage in Oklahoma and Crow tribes are pursuing coal-bed methane projects, while the...