Dirty Deeds Done in North Dakota

by baldilocks But it isn’t trash when they trash the place. From March: [President Trump] signed an executive order to get the Dakota Access and Keystone pipeline projects moving—and the environmental left has been defeated. They caused much grief when they descended into North Dakota to make a stand for mother Earth. Now that the project … Continue reading Dirty Deeds Done in North Dakota

Canada poised to outflank Obama on Keystone XL dithering

By John Ruberry President Obama may soon find out what how it feels to be un-upped by Canada in a hockey-style shootout. Since his inauguration nearly six years ago, Obama has been dragging his feet in regards to approving the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline will bring much-needed petroleum from our friends in Alberta … Continue reading Canada poised to outflank Obama on Keystone XL dithering

Montana: Another fish threatens farmers

By John Ruberry It seems that the Obama White House, made up of urban elitists,  favors fish over farmers. The president sides with the unremarkable three-inch long delta smelt over the farmers who have grown bushels of all kinds of food for the rest of the nation for generations. Beginning with a court decision in 2008, … Continue reading Montana: Another fish threatens farmers

A Primer on Agenda 21 and ICLEI

I was thrilled to join DaTechGuy on the radio last Saturday as one of the new guest bloggers for this site.  During our discussion, one of the questions that came up is Agenda 21.  We didn’t have time to go into the details for those who are unfamiliar with it, so I thought I would … Continue reading A Primer on Agenda 21 and ICLEI

Ruptured Oil Pipeline in Montana

An Exxon-Mobil pipeline in Montana (just outside of Billings, near the Yellowstone River) ruptured yesterday. (NY Times story here.)  Crude oil spilled throughout the river and the land.  One hundred forty people in Laurel, Montana were evacuated; the oil poses a fire hazard.  Other pipelines to Billings were shut down. First things: I've been to … Continue reading Ruptured Oil Pipeline in Montana

What next, gambling in Casablanca?

Headline on CNN Money: Oil prices: back up a week after SPR [Strategic Petroleum Reserve] release. On Thursday, West Texas Intermediate crude edged lower to $94.27 a barrel. But that's still nearly $5 higher than last week, when prices fell over 4% following the oil release announcement. As the article notes, the weakening value of … Continue reading What next, gambling in Casablanca?