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'Exxon Mobil'

Some questions about the plan to mine lithium in south Arkansas

Is lithium mining in south Arkansas really as great as Gov. Sarah Sanders claims? There's not much information available on the plan, and lots of lingering questions.
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Federal regulators: Reversing pipeline flow might be unsafe

Federal regulators have issued an advisory saying reversing the flow in oil and gas pipelines — as was done in the case of the ruptured Exxon/Mobil Pegasus line in Arkansas — can present safety concerns.

Class action certified in Exxon Mobil pipeline suit

Federal Judge Biran Miller has agreed that a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil over the Mayflower pipeline oil break can be tried as a class action, though he limited the class somewhat from the original group sought.

Exxon proposes compensation to Mayflower spill victims

The Log Cabin Democrat has the rundown on a letter ExxonMobil has sent residents of the Mayflower subdivision where a pipeline ruptured and spilled thousands of barrels of heavy Canadian crude from Alberta tar sands.

Monday morning: Medicaid, ethics, Bill Clinton, bar brawlers

The Monday miscellaneous report: * ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ETHICS: An oxymoron that headline, I know. I wrote at some length yesterday about the evolving proposec constitutional amendment to tighten state ethics rules a bit, while also providing legislators with a path to increased pay and easing of term limits.

When, exactly, did Exxon pipeline rupture begin?

One of many unanswered questions about the Exxon Mobil pipeline rupture at Mayflower is when, exactly, were troubles first noted on the pipeline.

Central Arkansas Water asks Exxon to relocate pipeline

The board of the Central Arkansas Water utility met today and, as expected, adopted a resolution asking for information from Exxon Mobil about causes of the pipeline rupture at Mayflower and for assurances about future safe operation before the Pegasus pipeline is restarted.

Exxon hates this TV ad

In my opinion, the video above is obviously a satirical way of attacking Exxon Mobil's record.

UPDATE: Today's report on Exxon Mobil oil spill in Mayflower

News conference this morning. Fox 16's first summary says that some of the people forced out of their homes by the deluge of heavy Canadian tar sands from the ruptured Exxon Mobil Pegasus pipeline could return home today.

Lake Conway: Pristine or not?

Exxon Mobil, which has a high-dollar, high-pressure PR operation in progress to minimize impact of the pipeline rupture and tar sands deluge in Mayflower, has been steadfast in one message — no oil has reached Lake Conway.

UPDATES ALL OVER: Stormy Obamacare Eve; tort reform defeated

Our webcast day ends with Arkansas Republican legislative leaders — and I do mean leaders — are holding a late afternoon public session to bring around votes for their "private option" version of implementing Obamacare Medicaid expansion in Arkansas.

Correction on Exxon Mobil; Also, law officers moonlighting for oil company

I erred last night in saying Exxon Mobil wanted a Mayflower school PTO meeting about a $15,000 Exxon grant to be closed to the press.