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4:04 am
Tue January 13, 2015

In Louisiana, Cheaper Gas Can Pump People Full Of Anxiety

Originally published on Tue January 13, 2015 9:57 am

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Business
4:04 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Auto Industry Challenged By Falling Gas Prices

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 7:21 pm

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Energy
4:24 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska Ruling On Pipeline Could Be A Blow To TransCanada

Originally published on Mon January 12, 2015 4:06 pm

The Senate is set to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline, although President Obama has vowed to veto it. What does Nebraska's Supreme Court ruling allowing the pipeline to proceed mean for the administration and those opposed to the expansion? Melissa Block talks with attorney Brian Jorde, who represents the Nebraska landowners challenging the pipeline.

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Energy
3:36 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Future Of Keystone XL Pipeline Back In Obama's Hands

Originally published on Mon January 12, 2015 4:06 pm

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Energy
1:31 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Controversial Coal Regulations Pit Wyoming Against EPA

Energy worker Brandon Allee shoots pool at Jake's Tavern in Gillette, WY. (Leigh Paterson/Inside Energy)

Originally published on Fri January 9, 2015 2:05 pm

Each person in the U.S. uses 20 pounds of coal every day. Since 1986, about 40 percent of America’s coal continues to come from Wyoming. It’s a lot of coal, especially considering that some label the United States as the “Saudi Arabia of coal.”

As a Republican dominated Congress settles into Washington, they are taking over key Senate committees dealing with energy.

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The Two-Way
8:49 am
Fri January 9, 2015

House OKs Keystone XL Pipeline Despite Obama Veto Threat

Originally published on Fri January 9, 2015 4:53 pm

Updated at 1:08 p.m. ET.

The GOP-controlled House of Representatives has voted 266-153 to approve the Keystone XL pipeline despite a presidential veto threat, just hours after Nebraska's Supreme Court, in a split decision, cleared the way for the controversial project.

The Senate, which also has a Republican majority, is considering similar legislation.

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StateImpact Oklahoma
8:50 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Oklahoma Oil-Field Workers, Economists Hope Crashing Crude Prices A Blip, Not A Bust

Chad Igo owns Pecan Creek Catering in New Cordell, Okla., which delievers food to workers in the oil patch.
Joe Wertz StateImpact Oklahoma

The sign on the front door says “closed,” but Pecan Creek Catering in New Cordell, Okla., is open for business. Out back, a tractor-trailer is being unloaded. Giant cans of green beans, tomatoes and mushrooms are hauled inside, where they’re sorted and stacked on metal shelves.

In the kitchen, Jennifer Etris pours a carton of buttermilk into a giant bowl and stirs.

“I cheat,” she says. “I use two of these ranch dressing mixes instead of one. It is known all over the world, my ranch dressing.”

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Energy
7:26 am
Thu January 8, 2015

VIDEO: Cole Questions U.S. Objections To Keystone XL Pipeline

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) is questioning President Obama's threat to veto the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee will take up Thursday.

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Around the Nation
4:53 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Nebraska Residents Weary Of Keystone XL Pipeline Debate

Originally published on Thu January 8, 2015 6:44 am

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Business
4:51 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Will Low Oil Prices Affect Debate Over Keystone KL Pipeline?

Originally published on Thu January 8, 2015 6:44 am

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