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Iraq Oil Imports in U.S. Increase

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By Monika Hammer (NCC News) – Between August and September the U.S. more than doubled its imports of oil from Iraq, according to a Platts analysis of U.S. Energy Information Administration statistics. Platt expects resurgent Iraqi oil output to continue makings its way to the U.S. The increase in oil imports is adding to the already […]

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Agriculture, Environment, Government, Health, Technology

EPA Wants State Dept. to Re-Evaluate Keystone Pipeline Risks

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By Shantinique Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— The Environmental Protection Agency wants the U.S State Department to re-evaluate the harm that the Keystone X-L Pipeline would have on global warming. Lower oil prices have forced the EPA to re-examine the amount of greenhouse gases the pipeline would cause. The state department said it will take into […]

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Central New York, Government

Senate Democrats Criticize Obama’s Offshore Oil Drilling

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By Eliza Lennon SYRACUSE, NY – Several Democratic Senators slammed the Obama Administration’s plan to allow offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. This comes one day after Republicans opposed a separate plan to declare 12 million acres of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) off-limits to drilling. From the Democratic side, the argument […]

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