March 2020 – PNW News

Millennium loses appeal over coal dock shorelines permit

FERC issues Alaska LNG EIS

Cryopeak LNG Solutions breaks ground on new LNG production facility

Regulators issue final Alaska LNG Project impact statement

US panel approves pipeline, natural gas terminal in Oregon (F the Feds, OR says NO!)

Federal regulators approve Jordan Cove LNG project in Coos Bay and 230 mile feeder pipeline

Opinion: Mass civil disobedience is our best tool for climate fight

State review of Kalama methanol plant may progress without second study

As U.S. coal plants shutter, Centralia tests an off-ramp

In Our View: Enough talk – time to act with coal in decline

First U.S. West Coast LNG Project Gets The Greenlight

Canada’s LNG dreams fade as blockades add new costs to industry

CN derailment spilled 40 tonnes of petroleum coke by creek in Fraser River watershed, B.C. government says

Canada’s Woodfibre LNG pushes back construction start

COVID-19 pandemic leads to delay of Woodfibre LNG project

Train that derailed near B.C. school was carrying extremely flammable propane: TSB

Appeals court supports tribal lawsuit over oil trains

Comments closed for updates to Alaska oil spill regulations

Case dropped against climate activists who blocked oil train

Multnomah County DA drops case against climate activists who blocked oil train

Readers respond: Zenith blockade was the right response

Panel delays vote on Oregon pipeline amid process issues

March 2020 – National News

Point/counterpoint — Energy vs. land: Public land use good for US, world (F This Apologist Bulls***!!!)

Bill for harsh penalties against rail blockaders paused by pandemic

Wells Fargo Joins U.S. Banks Declining To Fund New Arctic Oil Projects

World’s Top LNG Importer Has More Bad News For Markets

The Age Of Canada’s Huge Oil Sands Projects May Be Over

Blockades are not terrorism, says Blair following exchange with Conservative MP

Teck Resources warns of $1.13B charge if Frontier oilsands mine rejected

Ethanol Train Derailed After Landslide

Crude-by-rail shipments expected to fall after setting record high in Januarya

Environmental groups criticize public hearings set to study massive Saguenay LNG project

Warren Buffett’s company bails on Saguenay LNG project because of ‘Canadian political context,’ promoter says

Buffett Pulls Out Of Canadian LNG Project As Opposition Intensifies

Arctic Oil Drilling Plan Coming Soon, U.S. Interior Chief Says

Why Fracking Will Never Be Banned In The U.S.

Oil’s Crash is Both a Help and a Hazard for LNG Export Projects

Democrats could field an anti-fracking candidate in 2020. Can they win in Pennsylvania?

Attorney General says he’s investigating ‘more than a dozen’ criminal cases into oil and gas companies (PA)

Wolf vetoes natural gas tax-break bill (PA)

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Wins a Victory in Dakota Access Pipeline Case

Has Trudeau (Politely) Betrayed Native People Again?

How a pipeline is dividing Minnesota’s Democrats ahead of Super Tuesday

Sierra Club files comments to fight oil export terminal

Exxon puts out methane policy in hopes that regulators will adopt it

Environmental activists, pipeline proponents pack hearing on expansion plans

Canadian police move to clear indigenous protest in Ontario

Supreme Court wades into battle over Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Costs, delays scuttle 124-mile Constitution Pipeline project

Enbridge hires companies to design, build Great Lakes tunnel

Port Aransas battles Big Oil to preserve its coastal vibe (TX)

TC Energy to build Keystone XL Pipeline

Nature Scores a Big Win Against Fracking in a Small Pennsylvania Town

Freeport LNG gets green light for second export dock

Lawsuit aimed at protecting rare marsh bird from LNG industry

3 lawsuits filed against Rio Grande Valley LNG projects

Canadian firm starts US prep work for Keystone XL pipeline

Pipeline owner agrees to pay $60M over 2015 California spill

South Dakota governor signs ‘riot-boosting’ penalties (F off, So-Dak!)

Judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access pipeline

Disputed Canada-US oil pipeline work to start in April

Feb 2020 – National News

Train carrying crude oil derails near Fort Frances, Ont.

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail

Equinor Quits Oil Exploration In Great Australian Bight

Supreme Court Pipeline Fight Could Disrupt How The Appalachian Trail Is Run

As Canada’s Frustrations Grow Over Rail Blockade, Trudeau Gets Heckled

Constitution Pipeline project ends as builder cites ‘diminished’ return on investment

Canada Oil-Sands Plan Collapses Over Politics and Economics

Government further revises train regulations, speed limits for dangerous goods on Canadian railways

Experts weigh in on latest safety measures following 2 Sask. oil train crashes

Spill from latest Sask. oil train derailment larger than thought

Teck pulls application to build huge Alberta oil sands mine

As Canada’s Frustrations Grow Over Rail Blockade, Trudeau Gets Heckled

US Fracking Ban Could Cost The Economy $7 Trillion

This oil sands project in Canada has been in the works for a decade. Now the company behind it is backing out

BP Quits Oil Lobby Groups Over Climate Policy Differences

Train hauling crude oil derails in NW Indiana, no oil spills

Eversource to acquire MA gas pipeline after $53M criminal settlement

‘Nail in the coffin’: Era of big oil sands mines may be over

High court appears to back Atlantic Coast pipeline permit

New Mexico to revisit bonds for oil and gas development

U.S. LNG developers push forward despite record low prices in Asia

Opponents fault Trump proposal to cut environmental reviews

Bill aims to answer pipeline question: ‘Is this necessary?’

Canada oil-sands plan collapses over politics and economics

Costs, delays scuttle 124-mile Constitution Pipeline project

Transco back again, seeking permits for Eastern gas pipeline

Canadian PM Trudeau says rail blockades have to end

Why protesters are shutting down Canada’s rail service

North Dakota regulators OK expanded Dakota Access pipeline

California Lawsuits Against Big Oil Reach Crucial Hearings

Charles Shaver: Will Alberta oil ever reach other markets by pipeline?

CN obtains injunction to end Tyendinaga Mohawk rail demonstration

Another train derails in fireball near Guernsey, Saskatchewan (In less than 2 months)

Fiery train derailment in Kentucky spills ethanol into river

Sask. crude oil train that crashed and burned had new puncture-resistant cars endorsed by feds

Trains vs. pipelines: 2 Sask. crashes respark debate over risks of moving oil

Lawmaker Wants $500K to Sue Bay Area City to Keep Utah Coal Flowing to Asia

Energy Secretary Hopes Mexico, Canada Will Help Export American Coal

Cost of Trudeau’s Pipeline Wager Balloons 70% to $9.5 billion

Rail Trouble Strikes Canada’s Oil Patch With Disrupted Shipments

Push to scale back US environmental law draws ire at hearing

Emissions Could Undo Canada’s Latest Oil Sands Project

Business Leaders Lash Out At Gas Pipeline Protesters

After Two Oil Train Derailments Canada Imposes Lower Speed Limits

Canada to Impose Speed Limits on Trains Carrying Dangerous Goods After Crash

Digging Into Oil Sands Divestment

Pipeline Protests Cause Widespread Travel Delays Across Canada

TC Energy Eyes Further Hurdles, Not Ready to Commit to Keystone XL Pipeline

Global Financial Giants Swear Off Funding an Especially Dirty Fuel

Coal plants are closing across the West. Here are the companies sticking with coal

Minnesota regulators put Line 3 oil pipeline back on track

Alaska mine project submits wetlands impact reduction plan

ACLU sues Montana over Keystone XL protest plans

CN Rail warns of closures if blockades remain

South Dakota tribes speak against ‘riot-boosting’ penalties

Alaska regulators seek more information on Hilcorp oil deal

Canadian police clear indigenous protest, tensions remain

Court rules against Narragansett Tribe in pipeline dispute

Court dismisses court challenge to Trans Mountain pipeline

Enbridge seeks permits for rerouting pipeline in Wisconsin

Pipeline spill of oil wastewater bigger than first reported

CN shuts down eastern rail network in Canada, Via service

Canadian Police Move Against Pipeline Blockades

Port of Brownsville asks judge to toss out anti-LNG lawsuit

LNG opponents sue feds over two Port of Brownsville permits