The Iowa Utilities Board will hear from both supporters and opponents of the Bakken oil pipeline during a hearing this week to decide if the pipeline is for the good of Iowa.
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President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline has been making headlines, but Iowans still face having a crude oil pipeline run through the state. The Iowa Utilities Board will begin the Bakken pipeline hearing next week to determine if the pipeline serves the “convenience and necessity” of Iowans. Public comments will run 9 a.m. […]
From our friends at the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition: The Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition will host an informational meeting & conversation at the Cedar Rapids Public Library about the proposed Bakken oil pipeline on Thursday, April 2nd at 7pm in Beems Auditorium, rooms A&B.
UPDATE – Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015: Here is an update from today’s event in Des Moines, from the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition: Iowans gathered at the Iowa Utilities Board Conference, Room 1 on Wednesday, February 4th to announce the launch of the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition. Iowans from 19 groups representing landowners, community members, non-profits, […]