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Sunday's local scoreboard
Unforgiving final line change: Former Minot NHL linesman Nelson living with post-concussion syndrome
Lynx roll past Aces
Bluff propels Martin Truex Jr. to victory at Sonoma
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Results from winter creel survey shed light on Lake of the Woods ice fishing pressure and harvest
Even under bluebird skies, 'Bro' finds the walleyes
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Refuge programs, Archery in the Park and Norris Camp butterfly survey among events on tap
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Bismarck man catches rare European zander -- a walleye relative -- on Spiritwood
Never mind the weeds
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp's hypocritical hate machine
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Dakota Resource Council
June 13, 2018
Davis Refinery permit approved, Meridian faces potential appeals
BISMARCK—An air quality permit has been issued for an oil refinery that has drawn opposition for its proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Wednesday, June 13. But Meridian Energy is facing potential appeals or legal challenges...
June 13, 2018 - 6:47pm
Governor-elect, please listen to North Dakotans on pipeline
BISMARCK—Now that the elections are over, our state can begin the process of moving ahead in a productive way with the Standing Rock Nation...
November 13, 2016 - 3:17pm
November 11, 2016
Letter: No more delays; approve oil-and-gas safety regs now
The North Dakota Industrial Commission met this week to once again discuss proposed oil and gas rules for underground gathering pipelines, bonding for saltwater gathering lines and requirements for dikes and berms. The rules were passed earlier this year, but they hit a wall when...
November 11, 2016 - 6:00am
August 21, 2015
MANDY KUBIK: Today, toxic waste; tomorrow, Superfund designation
BISMARCK—North Dakota's oil industry watchdog group, the Dakota Resource Council, reacted swiftly to news that the North Dakota Department...
August 21, 2015 - 5:30am
May 13, 2015
Wayde Schafer: N.D. lawmakers willfully ignored environmental issues
BISMARCK—The 64th Legislative Assembly of 2015 chose to blatantly disregard a persistent environmental problem facing North Dakota: the...
May 13, 2015 - 4:30am
March 7, 2015
Donny Nelson: N.D.'s inadequate oil-train rules pose grave threat
KEENE, N.D. -- A recent Herald editorial asked good questions about responsibility for the explosion of North Dakota oil in a West Virginia train...
March 7, 2015 - 4:45am
February 22, 2015
OUR OPINION: Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
It's easy to dismiss the Dakota Resource Council when it claims North Dakota isn't doing enough to prevent oil trains from exploding. After all,...
February 22, 2015 - 11:30pm
February 21, 2015
N.D. leaders await new oil requirements after West Virginia explosion
The derailment and subsequent explosion of rail cars carrying North Dakota crude oil last week has again sparked debate over oil train safety. The wreck, in which 26 tankers carried by a CSX Corp. train derailed and resulted in a fireball in West Virginia, prompted some to argue...
February 21, 2015 - 7:56pm
October 27, 2012
Oil Patch residents want voice in legislation
BISMARCK - Brenda Jorgenson wasn't used to being a public speaker or environmental advocate. But the third-generation farmer and rancher near...
October 27, 2012 - 10:19pm
August 14, 2011
Craig Backman, Bismarck, letter: Clean air rules: State 1, activists 0
BISMARCK -- Terrence Kardong's recent letter illustrates why state government in North Dakota works, and why things at the federal level are so messed up ("Clean air needs enforcement, not exemption," Page A4, July 29). He criticizes the North Dakota Department of Health for not...
August 14, 2011 - 12:05am
May 21, 2011
Jerry Grosz, Bismarck, letter: 'Ramping down' on energy would hammer economy
BISMARCK -- As a customer and stockholder of my local electric utility as well as a business owner who sells tools and supplies to the lignite mines and power plants, I couldn't believe the flawed logic in the Dakota Resource Council's recent column ("N.D. energy industry needs to...
May 21, 2011 - 12:05am
May 15, 2011
Verle Reinicke, Bismarck, column: N.D. energy industry needs to ramp down
By Verle Reinicke BISMARCK -- It's time for North Dakota's energy industry to ramp down (reduce) its coal generation to meet environmental standards. Ramping down will increase room for renewable energy on the grid while protecting our North Dakota energy industry. This solution...
May 15, 2011 - 12:05am
March 29, 2011
Dakota Resource Council helps challange unrestricted planting of Roundup Ready alfalfa
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The Dakota Resource Council in North Dakota has joined a March 18 lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture's decision to allow unrestricted planting of Roundup Ready alfalfa. "USDA's decision to approve genetically...
March 29, 2011 - 8:33pm
November 30, 2010
Stephen Merrill, Mandan, N.D., letter: N.D. PSC should support wind, not coal
MANDAN -- New wind energy provides a much-needed hedge against rising fuel costs, and as a ratepayer, I support it. What I don't like is paying for a coal-burning power project that has failed. During a recent hearing before the Public Service Commission, the Missouri Valley Resource...
November 30, 2010 - 11:30pm
June 27, 2010
Dean Hulse, Fargo, letter: Court didn't green-light Roundup Ready alfalfa
FARGO -- There's been a lot of confusion in the news media regarding the Supreme Court's June 21 decision in a case (Monsanto v. Geertson Seed Farms) involving Monsanto's efforts to introduce Roundup Ready alfalfa, a genetically modified crop. People wanting to learn more about...
June 27, 2010 - 2:30am