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Clean Water amendment backers will skip State Fair forum

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed conservation fund that would draw from North Dakota oil tax revenue are gathering petition signatures at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, but they’ve declined to publicly debate the measure’s merits with th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Supporters say Clean Water petition on track for vote

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Supporters of North Dakota’s Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment say they’re on track to gather the 27,000 petition signatures required by early August to get the measure on the November ballot.
“We’re ahead of schedule…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Support the outdoors, but not the conservation amendment

April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Here we go again. The last constitutional conservation measure heading for the statewide ballots failed because of fraudulent signatures. Now conservation groups are working to get a similar measure back on the ballot; however, it is no less of a fra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Amendment seekers can’t have it both ways with gathering signatures

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

You can’t have it both ways. But it looks like the supporters of the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment want exactly that.
They made a promise that they were going to do things differently this time around by not paying people to g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Amendment seekers can’t have it both ways with gathering signatures

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

You can’t have it both ways. But it looks like the supporters of the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment want exactly that.
They made a promise that they were going to do things differently this time around by not paying people to g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

EPA can’t regulate livestock waste without basic information

August 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

While water-quality experts cite livestock waste as a major polluter, EPA hasn’t used Clean Water Act to regulate it.
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Reed Hopper, Sacramento, Calif., column: Clean Water Act can generate toxic consequences

July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The proposed rules reach so far into state and local waters that one has to wonder whether the Army Corps of Engineers is exceeding its authority again. Continue Reading

Supporters in Colorado back EPA clean water plan

July 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jim Martin, the EPA’s administrator for six western states, says Supreme Court decisions have created confusion over what is a U.S. waterway under the act and what falls under the jurisdiction of states. Continue Reading