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BLM ends Bundy standoff: Agency releases herd after protests in Nevada

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government’s roundup of cattle it said were illegally grazing on federal land and giving about 300 animals ba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil, gas permit streamlining bill heads for Obama’s desk

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bill that will streamline permitting for drilling on federal lands is headed for President Barack Obama’s desk, and congressional sponsors say the White House supports it.
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., introduced the bill in th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil, gas permit streamlining bill heads for Obama’s desk

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bill that will streamline permitting for drilling on federal lands is headed for President Barack Obama’s desk, and congressional sponsors say the White House supports it.
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., introduced the bill in th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Cramer visits Dickinson BLM office

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer stopped by the Bureau of Land Management’s North Dakota field office in Dickinson as part of a trip around western North Dakota on Friday.

At the BLM office, Cramer had an informal discussion with about 20 employee…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Cramer visits Dickinson BLM office

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer stopped by the Bureau of Land Management’s North Dakota field office in Dickinson as part of a trip around western North Dakota on Friday.

At the BLM office, Cramer had an informal discussion with about 20 employee…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

BLM issues decision on Bear Den Pipeline

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Bureau of Land Management has released a finding that there would be no significant environmental impact from the proposed Bear Den Pipeline project in western North Dakota. Continue Reading

BLM extends public comment period on proposed hydraulic fracturing rule

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

BLM is seeking public comment on pipeline

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

‘Redundant’ rule adds to state frack regulations

May 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A proposed rule that will require companies to disclose chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing on public and Indian lands should give the public peace of mind. The oil industry believes it is just another redundant rule stacked on top of state regulations. Continue Reading

Efficiency for drilling permits: Obama administration unveils digital process speed permit decisions

April 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled new procedures to speed up drilling on public lands, an area where Republicans and the oil industry have pressed the administration to do more to boost oil production and help drive down gasoline prices. Continue Reading