STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Geologist’s film projects vision of nation’s energy switch
WILLISTON, N.D. Scott Tinker holds a lot of titles as state geologist for Texas and director of an academic oil and gas research program.
But his latest titles, narrator and co-producer for the ener... Posted on 12/5/13 at 11:02 PM
EH? PLUS Speak up, public
A public meeting will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday to discuss a Mini Master Plan for Duluths Hartley Park. The meeting will be held at Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. The City of Dulut... Posted on 11/18/13 at 11:00 PM
JUNKFEST Raise the Roof...It's Maria from Eco Chic
I've been meaning for awhile to tell you some exciting news...
Maria from Eco Chic Boutique will be at our Friday Night Event! You will have the opportunity to learn everything you need to kn... Posted on 9/2/13 at 12:35 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Invasion of the Lake Snatchers
Zebra mussels have apparently invaded the lake my grandparents' cabin is on.
This is not good news, as the mussels are an invasive species famous for encrusting everything put into a lake, including ... Posted on 7/17/13 at 9:00 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Celebrate Earth Day with these Newspaper Activities
Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment.But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which w... Posted on 4/10/13 at 8:18 AM
A group of U.S. Senators introduced a bill on Thursday to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate but leave other elements of biofuels policy intact, arguing that current law raises the cost of food and animal feed and damages the environment.
An oil company has offered to pay $75,000 to cover half the cost of rebuilding damaged trails on private land adjacent to Little Missouri State Park in western North Dakota, a state official said Tuesday.
The U.S. environmental regulator argued in court on Tuesday that its rule limiting mercury and hazardous air pollutants is "appropriate and necessary," not an improper interpretation of the federal Clean Air Act as industry groups and some states contend.
Canada is running out of time to offer U.S. President Barack Obama a climate change concession that might clinch the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, as the country's energy industry continues to resist costly curbs on greenhouse gas emissions.
Patrick Rucker and Nia Williams
, December 08, 2013
The dozen board members who will recommend which projects deserve grants from North Dakota’s new Outdoor Heritage Fund have their work cut out for them after the fund, which is limited to $30 million every two years, received 76 applications totaling nearly $35 million for the first of five grant rounds.
The United States will help China implement stricter emission standards for vehicles in a bid to help the world's biggest carbon emitter tackle rampant air pollution, the White House announced on Thursday.
Climate change may not be such a bad thing for North Dakota. While other states report the negative effects of climate change, Adnan Akyuz, a North Dakota State climatologist, said the implications in North Dakota have made the climate more favorable to agriculture.
More than 55,000 barrels of saltwater – about 2.3 million gallons – produced by the oil and gas industry have been spilled on North Dakota land in the past 22 months, posing an environmental risk to soil, plants and freshwater resources in dozens of cases, a Forum News Service review of incident reports found.
Solar panels, geothermal heating and a good location helped UND’s Gorecki Alumni Center get top rankings for environmentally friendly design recently, according to data from the UND Alumni Association and Foundation.
The Environmental Protection Agency has completed a series of Clean Air Act listening sessions, but none came within several hundred miles of North Dakota, and the state’s junior senator is not pleased about it.
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