August 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON, D.C. Arguing that states require flexibility in regulation and that North Dakota already has strong safeguards, the state’s congressional delegation has joined a list of oil- and gas-producing states in protesting rules that would regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal land. Continue Reading
June 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday that it is extending the public comment period on its proposed revised rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on public and Indian trust lands, according to a press release. Continue Reading
June 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The Bureau of Land Management North Dakota Field Office will accept public comments for the environmental assessment from now until July 6 regarding the proposed CenterPoint Energy Bakken Crude Services Bear Den Project. Continue Reading
May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The Department of the Interior released an updated draft of rules on hydraulic fracturing Thursday, but it appears those on both sides of the fracking issue are unhappy with the proposal. Continue Reading
December 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Because of the housing crunch in Dickinson, the Bureau of Land Management has proposed a transfer of 10 acres of land for government housing on the outskirts of the city. Continue Reading
May 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A recent sale of oil and gas leases on federal lands in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota brought in $3.9 million in bonus bids.
December 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The Bureau of Land Management says federal oil and gas lease sales in the Dakotas and Montana set a record in fiscal 2011, with parcels in western North Dakota’s booming oil patch fetching the most revenue. Continue Reading
December 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s internal review of a wild horse roundup in Nevada found some mustangs were whipped in the face, kicked in the head, dragged by a rope around the neck, and repeatedly shocked with electrical prods, but the agency concluded none of the mistreatment rose to the level of being inhumane. Continue Reading
August 19, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
Several agencies are working together to create a plan to protect air quality on federal land.
July 13, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BILLINGS, Mont. Bonus bids for a total of 32,180 acres (19,292 acres in North Dakota and 12,788 acres in South Dakota) at the Bureau of Land Management’s Tuesday oil and gas lease sale in Billings totaled $66.3 million, according to a BLM press release.