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Category Archives: Construction Law

Study: Diluted Bitumen Poses No Greater Risk of Release from Pipelines than Conventional Crude Oil

A new study released June 25, 2013, has found that diluted bitumen – a thick blend of Canadian crude oil derived from oil sands, a/k/a “dilbit” – presents no heightened risks of transport through pipelines in comparison to other types of crude oil. The study, conducted by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and sponsored …

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Bridge to Prosperity: New Bridge Between U.S. and Canada Approved

Michigan farmers are among legions of organizations expressing gratitude now that a new bridge between the U.S. and Canada has been approved by the Obama Administration, setting the stage for a sharp increase in trade between Michigan and Canada. The presidential permit awarded by the State Department April 12 clears the way for construction to …

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