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Why a Previously Proposed Route for the Dakota Access Pipeline Was Rejected
President Obama said in an interview published this week that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was considering rerouting the Dakota Access Pipeline to accommodate the "sacred lands of Native Americans," sparking speculation over the fate of the controversial crude oil pipeline. But it also prompted
City Eyes Key Permit for Oil Terminal on Washington Coast
As the small city of Hoquiam, Washington, considers a permit for a proposed terminal to store and move millions of barrels of crude oil through Grays Harbor, opponents are raising concerns about the potential for spills and impacts on tribal fishing
Drill, Baby, Drill? Election Reignites Offshore-Oil Debate
The controversy over drilling for oil in the Atlantic Ocean has been reignited by the election of Donald Trump
President Obama Says Engineers Considering Rerouting Dakota Access Pipeline
President Obama today said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering rerouting the Dakota Access Pipeline, which is being built near the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's reservation in North Dakota. “We’re monitoring this closely,” Obama said in an interview with Now This News. “My view is that
Dakota Access Standoff Unlikely to Re-Route Pipeline Due to Major Hurdles, Some Experts Say
Despite growing protests from Native American groups and environmental activists, construction of the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline is likely past the point of no return, some experts say, while others noted that to find a solution to the tense standoff, both sides may need to compromise
Where the Florida Senate Race Stands Ahead of Tonight's Debate
For months, as he eyed the White House, Marco Rubio promised voters he was done with the Senate. “You don’t run for president with some eject button [if it doesn’t work out] ,” the freshman Florida senator told ABC’s Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl in 2014. I have only said like 10000
Mark Wahlberg Shines in 'Deepwater Horizon'
Starring Mark Wahlberg and Kate Hudson Rated - PG-13 Four out of five stars " Deepwater Horizon " reunites director Peter Berg with Mark Wahlberg after a successful collaboration on 2013’s "Lone Survivor." Wahlberg’s acting continues to improve with age. Berg, an actor himself, is terrific at
Gina Rodriguez on Playing Crew member Andrea Fleytas in 'Deepwater Horizon'
Gina Rodriguez is starring in the highly anticipated drama " Deepwater Horizon ." The actress plays crew member Andrea Fleytas, who survived the explosion that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. At the time, Fleytas was a recent college graduate, Rodriguez said today on
Mark Wahlberg Reveals Sketchiest Part of Filming 'Deepwater Horizon'
“ Deepwater Horizon ” star Mark Wahlberg said he loved making the film and being able to honor the 11 lives lost in the horrific environmental disaster. There is, however, one thing that left him quite heated about the making of the upcoming movie. “What was really sketchy is when they lit me and