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2 years 11 months ago

After accidents, tougher pipeline rules proposed

Republican and Democratic lawmakers are considering plans that could spur major upgrades to the nation's aging energy pipelines, driven by a string of recent oil spills, deadly natural gas blasts and what they call federal regulators' inaction. Since last summer, major pipeline accidents have destroyed neighborhoods in California and...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Task force to be formed for Flaming Gorge

As Colorado grows, so does the need for more water to sustain the infrastructure for population growth. Stakeholders including many of Colorado's river basins have formerly agreed to the formation of a task force that will study issues related to potentially diverting water from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Wyoming...

3 years 9 months ago

San Bruno gas pipe shows catastrophic failure

Experts say a weld or weak section may have caused catastrophic failure of the 54-year-old natural gas pipeline that exploded in flames three weeks ago in San Bruno. The National Transportation Safety Board this week allowed photographers to take pictures of the segments of pipe in the devastated neighborhood...

3 years 10 months ago

After blast, regulators want tougher pipeline oversight

The Obama administration is seeking tighter oversight of the nation's pipelines and stronger penalties for violations of pipeline safety rules after a deadly explosion in California. The legislation was submitted to Congress Wednesday by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. The proposal follows several major pipeline accidents. A Pacific Gas...

4 years 10 months ago

Developer says pipeline could move less water

An entrepreneur proposing to build a multi-billion-dollar pipeline to carry water from Wyoming to Colorado says he's considering reducing the amount of water he's seeking. Aaron Million of Ft. Collins, Colo., has proposed building a pipeline to carry up to 250,000 acre feet of water from the Green River in...

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