Enbridge reaches agreement with shippers for Line 3 pipeline placement in Canada

Enbridge reaches agreement with shippers for Line 3 pipeline placement in Canada

Enbridge reaches agreement with shippers for Line 3 pipeline placement in Canada

Enbridge Inc on Friday said it reached an agreement with shippers to place the Canadian portion of the Line 3 replacement pipeline into service by the end of this year. Enbridge will be filing a tariff with the Canadian energy regulator for a temporary surcharge with a proposed effective date of

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What happens when a small Pennsylvania conservation district goes from running a maple syrup festival to permitting fossil fuel pipelines feeding a $6 billion Shell plastics plant?

What happens when a small Pennsylvania conservation district goes from running a maple syrup festival to permitting fossil fuel pipelines feeding a $6 billion Shell plastics plant?

Pipeline Permit Scandal Highlights Confusion Amid Push to Build Plastics Plants

For the past 42 years, the Beaver County Conservation District in western Pennsylvania has hosted their Maple Syrup Festival, an annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast featuring syrup made from maple trees in a park in Beaver Falls.

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Pipeline Permit Scandal Highlights Confusion Amid Push to Build Plastics Plants

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For the past 42 years, the Beaver County Conservation District in western Pennsylvania has hosted their Maple Syrup Festival, an annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast featuring syrup made from maple trees in a park in Beaver Falls.

It’s a huge event in this county, population 164,742; organizers expected up to 40,000 attendees at last year’s festival, which included a Civil War re-enactment, pony rides, and craft demonstrations like bobbin lace making.

But with the arrival of Shell and its $6 billion plastics manufacturing plant, currently under construction in Beaver County, the conservation district assumed more serious responsibilities than throwing a maple syrup festival — including permitting the fossil fuel pipelines feeding the massive plastics complex.

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Bernie Sanders’ Plan to Phase out Nuclear Power Draws Attacks — Here’s Why They’re Wrong

Bernie Sanders' Plan to Phase out Nuclear Power Draws Attacks — Here's Why They're Wrong

Bernie Sanders' Plan to Phase out Nuclear Power Draws Attacks — Here's Why They're Wrong

Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has released an ambitious climate proposal, one which champions of the status quo were quick to criticize. One line of attack, coming from many different sources, focuses on Sanders' plan to phase out nuclear power, but the arguments, and

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The Trump administration has laid out a far-reaching plan to cut back on the regulation of methane emissions, a major contributor to climate change.

The Trump administration has laid out a far-reaching plan to cut back on the regulation of methane emissions, a major contributor to climate change.

E.P.A. to Roll Back Regulations on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas

If the proposal is adopted, the government would no longer require oil and gas companies to inspect for and repair methane leaks from wells and pipelines.

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U.S. retail gasoline prices heading into Labor Day are lower than last year

The U.S. average retail price for all formulations of regular gasoline on August 26, 2019, was $2.57 per gallon (gal), 25 cents/gal (9%) lower than the price at the same time last year. This drop in the gasoline price is a result of lower North Sea Brent crude oil prices (a global benchmark for crude oil and the most relevant determinant of U.S. gasoline prices), less gasoline demand, and higher gasoline inventories.

Source: EIA: Today in Energy