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Four Generations of the
June 30, 2015
Pilot program to settle landowner, pipeline reclamation battles is underway
BISMARCK -- A newly formed pilot program for pipeline reclamation is handling eight complaints since its start eight weeks ago and three more since the beginning of June. The North Dakota Department of Agriculture is overseeing the program, which was passed by lawmakers...
June 30, 2015 - 11:45pm
June 26, 2015
NextEra still searching for potential wind farm location in southwest North Dakota
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The company that withdrew its application to build a $250 million wind farm in eastern Stark County isn't giving up on southwest North Dakota. A spokesperson for Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources said Thursday that it is "looking at multiple...
June 26, 2015 - 10:15pm
June 24, 2015
Federal fracking rule on public land temporarily halted
CASPER, Wyo. -- A federal judge issued a stay Tuesday of a U.S. Bureau of Land Management fracking rule, temporarily halting an Obama administration effort to regulate oil and gas operations on public land nationwide. The BLM rule had been scheduled to go into effect...
June 24, 2015 - 6:00am
June 22, 2015
Potato giant defends company's land stewardship in water permit flap
The patriarch of the biggest potato producer in the world says his company is not the poor environmental steward critics have accused it of being...
June 22, 2015 - 7:00am
June 19, 2015
Senate follows House in blocking funding for EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule
Budget writers in both the U.S. House and Senate voted this week to block funding for new water regulations that members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation warn will have devastating impacts on property owners and the economy.
June 19, 2015 - 8:15pm
June 18, 2015
Rejected landfill company met with scorn at Dunn County Commission meeting
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A group of angry Dunn County residents confronted representatives of a company that previously proposed an industrial...
June 18, 2015 - 11:45pm
Public hearing set for oil pipeline near New Town
STANLEY, N.D. – The North Dakota Public Service Commission has scheduled a public hearing for 9 a.m. June 24 in Stanley regarding a proposed crude oil pipeline. Plains Pipeline proposes to construct a 10-mile pipeline that would originate at the Robinson Lake facility...
June 18, 2015 - 10:10pm
June 14, 2015
North Dakota to study climate change impacts on wildlife
North Dakota has witnessed the fastest rise in temperatures among the lower 48 states. Now, for the first time, state game officials will include climate change in their wildlife management plans.
June 14, 2015 - 1:30pm
June 7, 2015
DNR: No deal yet with Detroit Lakes on hotel
Contrary to what the Detroit Lakes mayor has said, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources maintains it has not reached a preliminary agreement...
June 7, 2015 - 9:00pm
June 5, 2015
North Dakota landowner group forms to negotiate with pipeline company
Most North Dakota landowners who were sued for survey access by Dakota Access Pipeline reached agreements with the company and had their cases dismissed this week.
News/crime and courts
June 5, 2015 - 8:30pm
June 4, 2015
White Earth voices concerns about Sandpiper
BAGLEY, Minn. --The White Earth Tribal Council held a public hearing Thursday regarding Enbridge's plan to place the Sandpiper Pipeline through land and water areas impacting tribal lands. If the company's certificate of need and the route are approved by the Minnesota...
June 4, 2015 - 10:10pm
June 3, 2015
Ag groups split on new North Dakota pipeline reclamation program
BISMARCK -- Two major state farming organizations say the devil’s in the details of a pilot program for pipeline reclamation. While one group favors the program, the other characterizes it as an unnecessary growth of government.
June 3, 2015 - 11:00pm
May 28, 2015
Landowner participation looms over hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline
MANDAN, N.D. – North Dakota utility regulators signaled the desire Thursday for more landowner participation before granting a route permit for a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that would be the largest crude outlet from the state’s oilfields. “I hope in the next...
May 28, 2015 - 11:45pm
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans Sandpiper public hearing
ONAMIA, Minn. -- The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans its own public hearing next Friday on the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline -- the same day the state will decide whether to allow construction of the controversial project. Dissatisfied with what tribal officials...
May 28, 2015 - 9:20pm
May 14, 2015
DDA speaker says cities should build denser, be efficient with space
Chuck Marohn asked Grand Forks to take a look at ancient cities when considering how to develop in the future.
May 14, 2015 - 8:03pm