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

Jan 2020 – National News

Exporting natural gas creates carbon footprint rivaling that of coal, data shows

New York Won’t Appeal its Defeat in Exxon Climate Trial

Train safety investigator wants RCMP to probe fatal CP mountain crash

$15 Billion Oil Sands Project Might Not Go Ahead Even If Trudeau Approves It

Why Angry Alberta Landowners Want To Cut Off Power To Oil Drilling Sites

Low-Carbon Projects Are A Priority For Oil Companies In 2020

Canada’s Oil Sands Investment To Rise For The First Time Since 2014

Behind Closed Doors: Big Oil Talks Broader Emission Cuts

In Pennsylvania, poll finds registered voters split on whether to ban fracking

Trump administration OKs Keystone XL oil sands pipeline on federal land

Brunell: 2020 brings new sulfur oil mandate

Tribe members discuss best practices to clean up oil spills

Opponents inch closer to filing lawsuit over Port of Brownsville LNG terminal

Cheap Natural Gas Could Add 500 Million Tons to U.S. Emissions

What’s next for the Keystone XL pipeline in South Dakota

Regulators revisit environmental review for Line 3 pipeline

Alaska attorney seeks changes to state oil tax structure

Judge dismisses final charge against man in pipeline protest

North Dakota signals no new conditions on pipeline expansion

John Garamendi introduces crude-by-rail safety bill

U.S. states oppose LNG transport by rail

U.S. natural gas exports to grow with new LNG capacity start-ups

California City Bans Coal, Blocking Key Export Route to Asia

Big Setback for Utah Mines as Port City Bans Coal

Washington Might Compromise On Fuel Economy Standards Rollback

Indiana Utilities Would Be Prevented From Shutting Down Coal-Fired Plants Under New Bill

Louisiana appeals court hears arguments in pipeline lawsuit

Fewer visual track inspections by BNSF means rail safety ‘Russian roulette,’ union says

White House update of key environmental law would exclude climate change

Letter: Many questions still exist about utility (NY)

Letter: National Grid, stop pushing the pipeline (NY)

Michigan seeks extensive records about underwater oil pipes

Pennsylvania orders gas well plugged in fight over methane

Pipeline leaks oilfield wastewater near Canadian border

Connelly: A Trump assault on America’s bedrock environmental law

Trump proposes change to environmental rules to speed up highway projects, pipelines and more

Trump proposes sweeping rollback of environmental oversight

Enbridge withdraws application for Texas COLT offshore crude oil export terminal

Richmond bans coal, joining West Coast cities blocking export route to Asia

15 States Oppose Trump Plan to Allow LNG Shipments by Rail

Trump Looks To Speed Up Oil Pipeline Permits By Dropping Climate Reviews

North America Leads Global Crude Oil Pipeline Additions

Sabine Pass LNG project makes progress

Adirondack counties battling over future of rail lines

Kentucky miners block coal train over missed paychecks

Kentucky coal miners remain on tracks blocking coal shipment

Newly formed Houston pipeline company lands $400 million in financing

4 activists arrested trying to block coal-carrying train

Kinder Morgan sends out first export cargo from Elba Island LNG

Port Arthur LNG takes step forward with Saudi support