North Dakota http://www.kunc.org en Colorado Ahead Of Peers In Charting The Public's Oil And Gas Health Complaints http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-ahead-peers-charting-publics-oil-and-gas-health-complaints <p>Energy boom states in the west are taking different tactics for recording and responding to public health complaints regarding oil and gas.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 58534 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Ahead Of Peers In Charting The Public's Oil And Gas Health Complaints Crude Oil Rail Routes Won't Be Made Public http://www.kunc.org/post/crude-oil-rail-routes-wont-be-made-public <p>The railroad industry is taking steps to avoid public disclosure of crude oil shipment routes, <a href="http://bismarcktribune.com/bakken/states-balk-at-keeping-oil-train-info-from-public/article_171f8468-ed41-11e3-a2bd-001a4bcf887a.html" target="_blank">reports The Associated Press</a>. The companies were <a href="http://www.dot.gov/briefing-room/us-dot-takes-new-emergency-actions-part-comprehensive-strategy-keep-crude-oil" target="_blank">ordered in May</a> by the U.S. Department of Transportation to begin notifying rail yards and emergency responders when large shipments of Bakken crude were rolling through their communities.</p><p>Those disclosures are due to begin June 7. The companies have to reveal route details and the amount of oil carried in shipments of 35 or more tank cars.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:09:08 +0000 Alisa Barba & Jordon Wirfs-Brock & Inside Energy 57463 at http://www.kunc.org Crude Oil Rail Routes Won't Be Made Public For Energy In Colorado, Wyoming And North Dakota, The Boom Plays Out Differently http://www.kunc.org/post/energy-colorado-wyoming-and-north-dakota-boom-plays-out-differently <p>A continuing energy boom in the Rocky Mountains and Northern Great Plains is reshaping the future of what’s powering America. The three states are feeling this new energy economy differently, and it’s changing political realities in different ways.</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 56601 at http://www.kunc.org For Energy In Colorado, Wyoming And North Dakota, The Boom Plays Out Differently Meet Inside Energy, A Project To Drill Down On Energy Issues http://www.kunc.org/post/meet-inside-energy-project-drill-down-energy-issues <p>An ongoing oil and gas boom in the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains region of the country is reshaping the way the U.S. gets its power. At the same time, debates over energy production and policy, especially along Colorado’s heavily populated Front Range, are becoming more high-profile and polarized.</p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:32:53 +0000 Erin OToole 56697 at http://www.kunc.org Meet Inside Energy, A Project To Drill Down On Energy Issues Amtrak Fights Big Oil For Use Of The Rails http://www.kunc.org/post/amtrak-fights-big-oil-use-rails Oil business in North Dakota is creating some big headaches for Amtrak travelers. Trains on the popular Empire Builder route between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest are often delayed for hours.<p>One reason for the congestion is an influx of trains hauling crude oil across the Northern Plains.<p>The delays are becoming so bad that a passenger group now wants the U.S. transportation secretary to intervene.<p><strong>Frozen Before Ice Fishing</strong><p>Among the disgruntled customers are ice fishers trying to get to Devils Lake, N.D. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:45:00 +0000 David Schaper 53893 at http://www.kunc.org Amtrak Fights Big Oil For Use Of The Rails