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Corps tries to balance free speech, permit rules as pipeline opponents dig in for winter
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Strongest hurricane since 2007 headed toward Jamaica, Cuba
'Totally new world': ND woman can breathe clearly after double lung transplant
As Norway's Arctic draws visitors, more polar bears get shot
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UND HOCKEY PREVIEW: Reps from all eight title teams to be present for banner raising
UND HOCKEY PREVIEW: Who will be this year's Jack Eichel or Kyle Connor?
PREP FOOTBALL: PCW run past Fertile-Beltrami
UND HOCKEY PREVIEW: Who will play with Boeser on the top line?
HEALTH MATTERS: Weight gain could be serious issue
BOOKNOTES: 'The Burning of the White House:...
THE LIST: Guillermo Guardia, Festi-Fall Craft and Vendor Event, Popejoy and Strand Jazz Duo
East Grand Forks hosts Arts and Craft Fair this weekend
Norwegian men's choir and acclaimed trumpeter to perform Monday in Calvary Lutheran
Life & Style
Nathalie "Nat" Dickson
Yvonne J. Slominski
D. Gene Williams
Marit Kjellfrid Romsaas
OUTDOORS REPORT: Fall fishing starting up
Sierra Heyd's first deer
Trophy Room: Bob Olsen's first drake mallard
Trophy Room: Patrick Novak's moose
Trophy Room: Ashley Guzal's buck
VIEWPOINT: Why wolves need federal protections
LETTER: Measure 4 money wouldn't help most families
LETTER: Police disgrace--EMDASH--not distinguish--EMDASH--themselves at protest
CANDIDATE MARVIN NELSON: Invest Legacy Fund dollars in nitrogen plant
ROB PORT: State should butt out of willing seller, willing buyer land transactions
65th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
Joseph Kyle Nice
May 6, 2016
Special camera puts gas emissions in clearer focus
WILLISTON, N.D. – Gas emissions from the Bakken are having a global impact on the atmosphere, a recent study found, but health regulators...
May 6, 2016 - 9:59pm
March 9, 2016
Barbara Bentz: Make no mistake, methane is hazardous to your health
FARGO—I had the chance to attend the public hearing for the federal Bureau of Land Management's methane rule. The bureau is proposing to update 30-year-old regulations in order to reduce the release of natural gas into the atmosphere from oil and gas operations on public and...
March 9, 2016 - 5:00am
February 24, 2016
LETTER: Hidden fracking subsidy hurts public in North Dakota
Who can afford this waste? People of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation of North Dakota are just plain tired of subsidizing the oil industry for going on eight years of hydraulic fracturing in the federal drilling program and look forward to the end of wasted resources.
February 24, 2016 - 4:00am
January 27, 2016
LETTER: North Dakota Industrial Commission strikes right balance
Good leadership isn't loud, it isn't glitzy, and it doesn't always grab headlines. Yet, it is the kind of leadership we want. The North Dakota Industrial Commission has done a good job leading our state through the addition of the Bakken as one of our leading economic drivers.
January 27, 2016 - 5:00am
January 6, 2016
Oil industry claim on flaring progress doesn’t reflect full picture
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota's oil industry significantly reduced flaring last year, but the decrease may not be as substantial as an...
January 6, 2016 - 8:50pm
December 17, 2015
Flaring case could open door for mineral owners to sue oil companies
BISMARCK – An appeal being considered by the North Dakota Supreme Court could pave the way for class action lawsuits against oil companies...
December 17, 2015 - 9:45pm
November 22, 2015
LETTER: Follow the federal lead on reducing flaring
I have sponsored legislation to curtail natural gas flaring, only to see it defeated with the promise that the Industrial Commission will take...
November 22, 2015 - 7:15am
November 18, 2015
North Dakota’s largest natural gas plant repairs will add to flaring
TIOGA, N.D. – North Dakota’s largest natural gas processing plant shut down for maintenance Wednesday afternoon, a move expected to...
November 18, 2015 - 8:18pm
October 23, 2015
North Dakota adds flexibility on flaring, completing oil wells
The North Dakota Industrial Commission adopted new policies Thursday to reward oil companies that exceed their gas capture goals and to allow...
October 23, 2015 - 5:30am
LETTER: N.D. Industrial Commission has oil on its hands
How believable are the numbers coming from the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources? Reports say that oil companies were reaching gas-capture goals set by the state Industrial Commission, and that flaring percentages (though not cubic feet) were being reduced.
October 23, 2015 - 4:00am
October 11, 2015
Flaring progress a burning issue for N.D.
DICKINSON, N.D. – North Dakota’s top oil regulator admits that he and the Sierra Club’s lone staffer in the state rarely agree...
October 11, 2015 - 6:30am
LETTER: N.D. Industrial Commission chooses well on flaring
North Dakota's Industrial Commission showed leadership in its vote to modify the state's flaring rules. Some—including the state's Democrats, the Dakota Resource Council and the Sierra Club—will want Herald readers to believe that this is a catastrophe. In reality, the facts...
October 11, 2015 - 4:15am
September 29, 2015
LETTER: Commission torches future with flaring rule
I awoke one recent morning thinking about our young granddaughters. I appreciate that they will be safe and warm in a home and a daycare facility heated by natural gas as winter approaches. Projections are that reserves of natural gas are quite extensive and will last for years. But...
September 29, 2015 - 4:30am
September 24, 2015
January goal for flaring pushed back to April
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators voted unanimously Thursday to push back next year’s deadline for reducing the flaring of natural gas,...
September 24, 2015 - 3:30pm
September 21, 2015
Activist groups urge regulators to enforce flaring policy, not extend it
Activist groups urged North Dakota regulators on Monday to “get tough” with the oil industry and deny its request to relax the goals it helped...
September 21, 2015 - 8:45pm