Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL, natural gas, Nebraska
Nebraska farmers worry the oil pipeline will damage their land or water. Some are putting up obstacles to the route.
Posted In: energy, electricity, power grid, weather
A heat wave covering the Midwest and Northeast is expected to peak today -- and with it, demand for electricity to power air conditioning. People may be asked to conserve, but power grids expect they'll meet demand.
Posted In: pigs, virus, farming, farm
The virus is deadly for piglets less than a week old. Suspected to come from China, it does not affect humans.
Posted In: Transportation, Oil, crude oil, train
Trains increasingly carry crude from oil fields in the middle of the U.S. to refineries on the coasts.