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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

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Michigan Officials Plan New Rules For Oil, Gas Drilling

Michigan officials are planning new rules related to advance notification and precautions for oil and gas companies seeking to put new wells in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To Chevron

BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.

01/29/2015

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Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.

01/29/2015

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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

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Energy Company To Stop Shelby Township Oil Drilling

An energy company said it will indefinitely shut down oil well operations in Shelby Township after residents expressed strong opposition to the drilling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

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Michigan Updates Oil, Gas ‘Fracking’ Regulations

The state Department of Environmental Quality has updated its regulations of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking,” a technique for extracting natural gas and oil from deep underground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

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Michigan Lt. Gov. Signs Bills Cutting Taxes For Oil Drilling

The new laws lower taxes for drilling projects involving carbon dioxide, a process that has divided environmental groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

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