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Cities wary of possible 'end game' of oil pipeline in South Davis

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 7 2014 - 6:37pm

BOUNTIFUL -- South Davis city leaders are voicing more questions about the proposed 135-mile Uinta Pipeline Express project, wondering whether the Tesoro Companies Inc. endeavor is a "veiled attempt" to increase production at its area refineries.Tesoro insists it needs the pipeline so it can pull oil transport trucks off the road, but some local...

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Oil pipeline would cut through four Davis County cities

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 6 2014 - 8:39am

BOUNTIFUL -- Citing safety and reducing vehicle emission pollution as pluses, a subsidiary of Tesoro is looking to build a buried 135-mile waxy crude oil pipeline from the Uinta Basin to the Holly Refinery in West Bountiful.

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Jail cells overflowing in oil boom country

The Billings Gazette, Tom Lutey
Jan 2 2014 - 8:52am

GLENDIVE, Mont. -- Sheriff Craig Anderson scans the inmate roster for the Dawson County Detention Center in Glendive and sees real problems. There's an inmate charged with murder and another for petty crime. He can't put them together, but he's four inmates over capacity, so he can't easily keep them apart.

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N.D. town 'dodges bullet' in crude oil explosion

The Associated Press
Dec 31 2013 - 9:25am

CASSELTON, N.D. -- A southeastern North Dakota town narrowly escaped tragedy when a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded nearby, the mayor said Tuesday, calling for changes in how the fuel is transported across the U.S.No one was hurt in Monday's derailment of the mile-long train that sent a great fireball and plumes of black smoke...

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Bishop takes on NPS director over fracking claim

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 28 2013 - 9:19pm

OGDEN -- Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, is taking the head of the National Park Service to task for comments he made about fracking and its impact, saying he used opinion, not fact, in regard to leakage rates from natural gas drilling.

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GALLERY: Hundreds show up to support Tim DeChristopher - February 28, 2011

 Musician Peter Yarrow performs for a crowd of environmental activists across from the Frank E. Moss Federal Courthouse Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, in Salt Lake City. Hundreds of demonstrators showed up to march and support Tim DeChristopher on the opening day of his federal trial on charges of bidding up prices at an auction of land leases that he couldn't pay for. (Jim Urquhart/Associated Press)

The Associated Press
Feb 28 2011 - 3:09pm

Tim DeChristopher began his opening day of his federal trial on charges of bidding up prices at an auction of land leases that he couldn't pay for, costing angry oil men hundreds of thousands of dollars in higher bids for other parcels.

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