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As US oil production soars, so do pipeline accidents

The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline last week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/us-oil-production-soars-so
Guidance sought on oil pipeline in SC

...unconstitutional for a for-profit company to seize private land from residents through eminent domain in order to build an oil pipeline.Their question comes as North America's largest energy infrastructure company, Kinder Morgan, is attempting to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-21/guidance-sought-oil-pipe
Kinder Morgan appeals Georgia DOT decision against the Palmetto Pipeline in its certificate of need request

...denying them a certificate of need to build a tri-state oil pipeline that would cut through 210 miles of Georgia, according...residents through eminent domain in order to build an oil pipeline. Attorney General Alan Wilson has not yet issued an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/kinder-morgan-appeals-georgi
Defiant Obama vetoes Keystone XL oil pipeline bill

...Defying the Republican-run Congress, President 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.Obama offered no indication of whether he'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-24/defiant-obama-vetoes-keystone-xl-oi
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...structure is at this time," he said. Hill said he plans to introduce legislation next year to tighten the requirements on oil pipeline companies seeking eminent domain. As the pipeline law stands, it requires "a showing that the public necessity for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Unwise and unwanted

...undertake a $1 billion project?If so, can it be trusted to safely build and operate the 167,000-barrel-a-day oil pipeline through one of the Southeast's most ecologically sensitive and unique regions?If state officials somehow do green-light...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-10/unwise-and-unwanted
Georgia denies pipeline plan

A controversial tri-state oil pipeline planned to cut through 210 miles of Georgia was blocked in the first step of the state's approval process on Tuesday.Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/georgia-denies-pipeline-plan
Democrats, Republicans face off in Senate debates

...debate Sunday, defending her support for the Keystone XL oil pipeline and the Second Amendment.Meanwhile, Republican candidates...checks to gun shows and Internet sales.On the Keystone oil pipeline, Nunn said a federal study had concluded the "environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-11/democrats-republicans-face-se
Questions in the pipeline

...should, too:Why can't the company follow existing rights of way instead of chewing up more virgin land?Why does an oil pipeline have to parallel the ecologically sensitive Savannah River?How is a pipeline that ends in north Florida supposed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-04/questions-pipeline
Across South Carolina

...signing a letter Thursday asking President Obama not follow through on his threat to veto a bill to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline.AN ENVIRONMENTAL study calling for the runway at the Hilton Head Island Airport to be extended has been approved by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-12/across-south-carolina