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Oil Companies Persuade States to Make Pipeline Protests a Felony

After protesters disrupted construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota by chaining themselves to construction equipment and pitching tents along the route, oil and chemical companies found a way to keep it from happening again. They made it a …

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Faces Opposition in Texas

A Kinder Morgan Inc.-led natural gas conduit is getting blowback in a place that’s so far been a refuge for the embattled pipeline industry: Texas. And it comes as drillers in the Lone Star state need pipeline space more than …

New Orleans Sue Several Oil, Gas Firms over Coastal Erosion

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans is suing several oil and gas companies over coastal erosion. Mayor Latoya Cantrell on Friday announced the lawsuit, which alleges that pipeline work has caused massive damage to Louisiana’s wetlands and “threatened …

Colorado Proposes New Oil, Gas Line Rules After Blast

Colorado energy regulators on Monday proposed tighter rules for shutting down oil and gas pipelines after a fatal explosion blamed on natural gas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still connected to …