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Two Dozen Anti-Pipeline Protesters Arrested in Bemidji: They Aren’t The Heroes They Think They Are

Anti-pipeline activists forget that engineering is a science, and that it allows us to transport oil and natural gas safely through pipelines more than 99.999 percent of the time. These people are not defenders of science or the environment. They're a sideshow movement that has deluded themselves into thinking they are somehow saving the planet, when in reality the policies they advocate put the environment at greater risk....

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Enjoy Your Fossil-Fueled 4th of July!

It's almost America's birthday, so make sure to celebrate in style and enjoy time with your friends and family. But as you celebrate, you may want to pay attention to the role fossil fuels play in your ability to enjoy the holiday. As you can see, coal, natural gas, and oil comprise the vast majority of all the energy consumed in Minnesota. This means your radios, air conditioners, and lawnmowers are probably all powered by fossil fuels. Your hamburgers may be cooked on a gas grill, or you may use oil-derived lighter fluid to start the charcoal. If you use an electric...

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