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December 10, 2018 1:04 PM CEO joins executive exodus at Washington’s Dominion Diamond

Dominion Diamond Corp. Chief Executive Officer Patrick Evans has left the company, marking at least the third high-profile departure in less than a year at the Canadian miner, which is owned by billionaire Dennis Washington. Evans confirmed that he departed on Dec. 5. Shane Durgin, who was chief operating officer, took over as CEO effective Dec. 7, Evans 7

November 21, 2018 3:00 PM GOP Senators tell Trump they want vote on trade pact this year

If the president pursues congressional approval this year, “we commit to working with you in a consultative manner to draft implementing legislation that could win our votes, as well as a majority in the House and Senate,” the senators wrote. The senators asked for the pact to be provided before Nov. 30. All three nations are preparing to sign the agreement 13

November 11, 2018 11:21 PM Study: Carnivores’ return helps Yellowstone park streams

The idea that bringing back wolves and cougars would have cascading effects across Yellowstone’s ecosystem has long been of interest to researchers. Prior studies concentrated on the impacts to other animals and plants. Ripple and Beschta took that a step further to see what happens to the landscape itself. “This is the first time that we studied how the reintroduction 20

November 9, 2018 4:09 PM TransCanada says it is committed to Keystone XL pipeline after judge orders halt

Last January, TransCanada said it had secured shipping commitments totalling roughly 500,000 barrels a day on the line, including a deal with the Alberta government to ship 50,000 barrels a day of provincially owned crude. Other Keystone XL shippers include major Calgary-based oilsands producers Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Suncor Energy Inc. and Cenovus 21

November 9, 2018 2:26 PM Keystone XL pipeline project blocked by judge in Montana

The Indigenous Environmental Network, River Alliance and Northern Plains Resource Council filed a pair of lawsuits against the U.S. in March 2017 shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump gave his approval for the project to cross the U.S.-Canada border. TransCanada joined the litigation to defend the permit approval. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris 21

October 19, 2018 7:16 PM White House press corps chides Trump for ‘body slam’ comment

“This amounts to the celebration of a crime by someone sworn to uphold our laws and an attack on the First Amendment by someone who has solemnly pledged to defend it, said Knox, the chief Washington correspondent for SiriusXM radio. “We should never shrug at the president cheerleading for a violent act targeting a free and independent news media.” The president 18

October 11, 2018 3:13 PM Tiny skull has big implications for understanding the largest dinosaurs

Sauropods were the biggest dinosaurs — and the biggest land animals — ever to stomp across the planet. Their long-necked group included apatosaurus, brontosaurus, camarasaurus and the even more massive titanosaurs, whose leg bones were longer than a person is tall. But each of their first steps on Earth were teensy. These great beasts came from little 31

October 9, 2018 11:42 PM One of oldest U.S. coal companies files for bankruptcy as fuel demand drops

The restructuring agreement, which must be approved by a judge, includes refinancing an outstanding loan and a “business transformation” meant to significantly increase cash flow, the company statement said, without providing details. The group of lenders that holds a majority of Westmoreland’s debt also plans to bid for the company’s assets, the statement 26

August 26, 2018 9:22 PM Fires disrupting visitors at Montana’s Glacier National Park

KALISPELL, MT.—Wildfires that have kept portions of Glacier National Park closed for two weeks are scrambling visitors’ plans and prompting some to cancel their trips. Much of Glacier’s famous Going-to-the-Sun Road has been closed since August 12 because of a fire that’s burned more than 50 square kilometres and destroyed historic cabins and other structures 38

August 16, 2018 6:25 PM Keystone XL oil pipeline sent back for new environmental review

HOUSTON — The U.S. State Department must conduct a new environmental review for the Keystone XL crude pipeline, a federal judge ruled, dealing a blow to a project supported by President Donald Trump in his first few days in office. U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris in Montana sided with Indigenous and environmental groups in ruling Wednesday that a revised 24