Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan of North Dakota talks with LOE about his proposal for a windfall profit tax. The tax would send oil company profits that aren't being used for exploration back to the consumer.
The Canadian government is crying foul over plans to divert flood waters from Devils Lake, North Dakota, into waters that eventually drain into Lake Winnipeg, home to one of Canada's largest freshwater fisheries.
A federal Judge has temporarily halted the Bayou Bridge Pipeline on environmental grounds. The pipeline would cut across Louisiana’s pristine Atchafalaya Basin in order to connect the Dakota Access Pipeline to the Gulf coast.
Native American tribes that tried to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline during a months-long standoff with authorities in North Dakota more than a year ago are carrying on their fight in federal court.
North Dakota's tribes — with celebrity help — are mobilizing members ahead of midterm elections. “We will not be silenced by the blatant efforts to rob our people of our voice," said four tribes in a joint press release.
Opponents of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline say it threatens waterways and wildlife habitats along its route. Last month's spill from the original Keystone pipeline just helped them make their case.