Effort to ship Bakken oil through Great Lakes hits wall

Grist: The Great Lakes have been spared the ignominy of becoming a conveyor for crude oil fracked at North Dakota`s Bakken fields. At least for now. Plans to build a crude shipping terminal at Duluth, Minn., on the western shore of Lake Superior, have been shelved because of a lack of refining capacity on the East Coast. From Wisconsin Public Radio: The oil terminal would have shipped crude from the ever-expanding Bakken oil fields in North Dakota, where production has tripled over the past five......

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