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Al Gore Meets With Donald And Ivanka Trump In Search For 'Common Ground'

NPR | Dec. 6, 2016 6:46 a.m.

Gore has spent decades warning about the dire consequences of unchecked, man-made climate change while Trump regularly called climate change "a hoax" during the campaign.

Election | Business | Nation | Environment | Energy

In Victory For Protesters, Army Halts Construction On Dakota Pipeline

NPR | Dec. 5, 2016 8:28 a.m.

The decision essentially halts the construction of the oil pipeline right above the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and it also comes as protests at the site continued to grow.

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Tribe's Victory Against Dakota Oil Pipeline Celebrated In The Pacific Northwest

KUOW/EarthFix | Dec. 4, 2016 7:45 p.m.

Sunday's victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its battle against an oil pipeline in North Dakota is big news for a tribal member living in the Pacific Northwest.

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US Army Corps Blocks Route Of Dakota Access Pipeline In ND

AP | Dec. 4, 2016 1:46 p.m. | Cannon Ball, North Dakota

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.

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Mosier Oil Train Derailment Costs Near $9 Million

The Columbian | Dec. 3, 2016 10:59 a.m.

By most accounts, the region narrowly avoided catastrophe that June afternoon. And although the numbers will likely increase, Union Pacific is expected to foot the bill.

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California Company Plans Oregon Solar Power Farm

AP | Dec. 1, 2016 11:40 a.m. | Baker City, Oregon

A California-based company hopes to start construction on a 23-acre solar power farm in eastern Oregon within the next few years.

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Blocking Supplies To Pipeline Protesters Would Be 'Huge Mistake,' ND Governor Says

NPR | Nov. 30, 2016 3:15 p.m.

Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday his emergency evacuation order for areas near the route of the Dakota Access Pipeline did not authorize roadblocks or forcible removal of people.

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Umatilla Tribes Learned Potential Dangers Of Fossil Fuel Pipelines Years Ago

East Oregonian | Nov. 30, 2016 1:40 p.m.

For tribal officials, a 1999 explosion underscored the potential danger of fossil fuel pipelines criss-crossing the landscape where American Indians live, hunt and retain cultural resources.

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Canadian Prime Minister Approves Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion

Northwest News Network | Nov. 30, 2016 10:02 a.m.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has approved a controversial proposal to increase the capacity of a pipeline to suburban Vancouver.

Business | Environment | Energy

ExxonMobil Vs. The World

NPR | Nov. 30, 2016 7:30 a.m.

Oil companies once led in climate science; if they put a fraction of their profits into the search for alternative renewable fuels, they could ensure our collective well-being, says Marcelo Gleiser.