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Supreme Court Sides With Ethanol Over Oil

The federal Environmental Protection Agency approved the use of fuel containing up to 15% ethanol in 2010, and today, the court decided not to hear a challenge to that decision.

Cushing Oil Hub Will Grow With or Without Keystone XL, Pipeline Exec. Says

The northern portion of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is still awaiting President Barack Obama’s approval, but even if the project was stopped, Oklahoma’s oil hub in Cushing would continue to grow, a pipeline industry advocate said Wednesday. Keystone XL is designed to carry crude oil from Canada’s tar sands through Oklahoma on its way [...]

What Would Happen if an F5 Tornado Hit Oklahoma’s Cushing Oil Hub?

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It’s hard to imagine a worse setting: A seemingly endless horizon of giant steel storage tanks holding 50 million barrels of crude oil, a spiderweb of pipelines, pumps, compressors and terminals, and a critical confluence of big corporations and international energy market money. And a city of about 8,000 nearby. Law enforcement has long feared [...]

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