Daily use assurances make construction of the 600-mile project from North Dakota to Minnesota more likely.
Updated: February 14, 2014, - 08:50 PM
In a complete reversal from 2012, major producers of the corn-based fuel are reporting record returns.
Updated: February 14, 2014, - 08:44 AM
As more crude oil passes through Minnesota on trains and pipelines, state legislators say emergency responders need more training and equipment to respond to accidents.
Updated: February 12, 2014, - 09:25 PM
Six trains with 100 or more crude oil tank cars pass through the Twin Cities every day, and if one of them wrecks, state and local emergency responders don’t have the equipment needed to put out a catastrophic fire.
Updated: February 11, 2014, - 10:23 PM
Minnesota’s $25 million case alleges that the oil giant lied about having insurance coverage to clean up leaking underground tanks.
Updated: February 11, 2014, - 01:19 PM
Xcel Energy said Monday that its Monticello nuclear power plant is back in service after a two-week outage for repairs.The...
Updated: February 10, 2014, - 07:09 PM
As rail workers picketed about safety concerns, the governor planned legislation and other steps after recent oil train disasters.
Updated: February 07, 2014, - 11:37 AM
A lawsuit over a catastrophic turbine failure at the coal-fired Sherco plant alleges that General Electric concealed a known defect for years.
Updated: February 06, 2014, - 11:58 AM
A single leaking tank car on a Canadian Pacific oil train left a sheen of crude oil Monday along 70...
Updated: February 04, 2014, - 08:48 PM