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Game and Fish drops deer tag limit proposal: Outcry cited as reason for decline

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has dropped a proposal to limit deer hunters to one deer license next fall, in part because of an outcry of opposition during the public input process.
That means deer hunters in North Dakota wi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Energy company plans diesel, natural gas plants in North Dakota, Montana

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A Williston-based energy company has plans to roll out at least four plants in the Bakken region that would refine crude into diesel and strip natural gas liquids from oil.
Quantum Energy calls the plants 21st Century Energy Center(s) …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Energy company plans diesel, natural gas plants in North Dakota, Montana

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A Williston-based energy company has plans to roll out at least four plants in the Bakken region that would refine crude into diesel and strip natural gas liquids from oil.
Quantum Energy calls the plants 21st Century Energy Center(s) …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Critics say proposal for radioactive oilfield waste falls short

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Critics blasted rules proposed Friday that would permit the disposal of filter socks and other radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota landfills, saying they don’t go far enough to protect public health and track the waste.

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Critics say proposal for radioactive oilfield waste falls short

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Critics blasted rules proposed Friday that would permit the disposal of filter socks and other radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota landfills, saying they don’t go far enough to protect public health and track the waste.

Darre…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spill contained in Williams County

December 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A spill about 10 miles southeast of Ray has been contained, according to a release.
Hess Bakken Investments II reported a failed valve at a well site, which caused 800 barrels of saltwater to be released Wednesday. Vacuum trucks recover…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bismarck police seek help in search for missing Mandan boy

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAN — Mandan police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 14-year-old boy missing since Monday.
Police said they believe that Michael Shane, who did not return home from school on Monday, is still in the Bismarck and Mandan area, Mandan…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Officials say 2 saltwater, oil spills contained

December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Two spills involving saltwater and oil have been contained on site in northern North Dakotas, the state Department of Mineral Resources’ Oil and Gas Division reported.
Petro Harvester Operating Co. reported Friday that 20 barrels of o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Officials say 2 saltwater, oil spills contained

December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Two spills involving saltwater and oil have been contained on site in northern North Dakotas, the state Department of Mineral Resources’ Oil and Gas Division reported.
Petro Harvester Operating Co. reported Friday that 20 barrels of o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man arrested, held on $1M bond in Bismarck’s first homicide of year

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A district judge ordered drifter Mark Anthony Butts held on $1 million bond after he was was charged Thursday with felony murder.
It was the first homicide of the year in Bismarck, said police.
Butts was arrested early Thursday morning…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com