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ND Petroleum Council opposes conservation fund

September 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Petroleum Council formally opposes a proposed constitutional amendment that if approved would set aside 5 percent of the state’s oil extraction taxes to fund tens of millions of dollars in water, wildlife and parks projects. Continue Reading

Secretary of state approves petition for conservation fund

August 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The group wanting voters to change the state constitution to take a slice of oil taxes and put it toward conservation can start collecting signatures to put it on the November 2014 ballot. Continue Reading

Blood Run State Park idea for SD closer to reality

November 25, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota has partnered with two nonprofit organizations to purchase 324 acres of land along the Big Sioux River that will make up a portion of the proposed Blood Run State Park.
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