Tesoro Oil Company

Oil Pipeline
7:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Tesoro Sues County

The Tesoro Pipeline Company has filed a federal lawsuit against Summit County, seeking to nullify the ordinances the county passed in June, attempting to regulate pipeline construction.

The lawsuit filed this week claims the county's new laws intend to impede or prevent Tesoro's proposed pipeline, and it says the ordinances are preempted by federal regulations. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
11:53 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Brickey Talks About The County's Ordinances For Tesoro

The Summit County Attorney's Office has issued a brief statement, after the Tesoro Oil company objected to the county's recently-enacted ordinances aiming to regulate oil pipelines. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
2:20 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Tesoro Unhappy With Summit County's New Ordinances

The Tesoro Oil company isn't happy about the ordinances passed by the Summit County Council two weeks ago, which aim to regulate the impacts of oil pipelines. According to County Manager Bob Jasper, they made their feelings known through their attorneys. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
2:19 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Armstrong Gives Us An Update About The Pipeline

The General Manager for the county's Mountain Regional Water District, Andy Armstrong, says they know that an oil pipeline will be coming through the eastern county. But they hope the alignment can be shifted away from the Weber River Corridor. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
3:03 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

County Pushes To Keep Oil Far From Drinking Water

Summit County Council member David Ure says that he and his colleagues are hoping they can get the planned alignment of the Tesoro oil pipeline moved away from the river corridor in the east county.

Ure says that plan could impact everything from his Kamas Valley community to the Wasatch Front. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
5:55 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Summit County Looks To Beef Up Pipeline Ordinance

Summit County's Manager and his staff are looking for ways to create a beefed-up county ordinance governing pipelines while the Tesoro company is proposing a pipe from the Uintah Basin running through the county.

But that meant the staff were burning the midnight oil Wednesday night to meet a deadline. Rick Brough has more.

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Watershed Concerns
12:22 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Water Conservancy Districts Wants To Ensure Water Safety From Pipeline

Some major water suppliers on the Wasatch, including the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, are concerned the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline could pose catastrophic risks, since the line will be routed along river corridors like the Weber River.

Scott Paxman, assistant general manager of the Weber District, is convinced the pipeline will happen; they just have to make sure the line is as safe as possible. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
2:15 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

More Time To Comment On Oil Pipeline

Because of a snafu, Summit County residents now have until April 21 to submit comments on the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline, which would run fromn the Uintah Basin, through Summit, to refineries in Salt Lake. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
7:20 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Van Tassell OK With Pipeline's Path

State Senator Kevin Van Tassell said he generally likes the alignment proposed for a Tesoro oil pipeline, from the Uintah Basin to Salt Lake - though he said there likely are some local issues here he isn't familiar with. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
3:10 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Summit County To Review Tesoro Concerns

The deadline to submit comments to the U.S. Forest Service on the proposed Tesoro pipeline is this Monday, March 17th.  Given that, the  Summit County Council Wednesday reviewed their concerns and comments, and directed their staff to pass those on to the Feds.

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