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MPR News: Oil Pipeline’s Fans, Foes Gear Up For Testimony Over the Fate of Enbridge’s Line 3

June 16, 2018 Oil Pipeline’s Fans, Foes Gear Up For Testimony Over the Fate of Enbridge’s Line 3 By Elizabeth Dunbar A smiling, cowboy-hat-wearing James Reents is greeting oil pipeline protesters in Minnesota’s lake country this summer in a big way — his picture is plastered on two billboards with the message, “Welcome Water Protectors.”

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Chicago Tribune: Environmentalists Appeal Ruling on Illiana Toll Road

June 13. 2018 Environmentalists Appeal Ruling on Illiana Toll Road By Susan DeMar Lafferty Environmental groups filed a petition to ask the Illinois Appellate Court to reconsider its recent ruling against them regarding the proposed Illiana toll road. According to the appeal this week, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, the Metropolitan Planning Organization and

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The Washington Post: North Dakota OKs Refinery Construction Near National Park

June 14, 2018 North Dakota OKs Refinery Construction Near National Park By Blake Nicholson, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s Health Department issued a permit Wednesday allowing construction of an oil refinery about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Theodore Roosevelt National Park, a project opposed by several national and regional conservation groups. The Davis

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Energy News Network: How School Buses Could Help Run Your Air Conditioning

June 12, 2018 How School Buses Could Help Run Your Air Conditioning on Hot Summer Days By Kevin Stark Schools are letting out, and that means many yellow buses are headed to storage. But what if instead of sitting idle for much of the summer, school buses had a seasonal job helping to balance the

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