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Safer Oil Transport Not Coming Fast Enough, Say Environmentalist Groups

Crude oil tankers sit on the track in Denver's Lodo neighborhood.

Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Department of Transportation over the shipment of crude oil in older railroad tank cars. The lawsuit follows a series of arguments, complaints and regulation changes over the past few months regarding safety rules and industry secrecy, which Inside Energy investigated during the summer. Continue Reading →

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Wyoming Wind Gridlock

A small Wyoming wind farm with 66 turbines.

Energy rich states produce billions of barrels of oil and gas but are also home to some of the best renewable resources in the country. Earlier this month, a massive wind farm got the green light from the state of Wyoming. If it gets federal approval, it could be come the biggest in the country. But for now, there is no way to transport the wind energy, and as yet, no confirmed buyers at the other end. Continue Reading →

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