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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

Bob and Steve’s doing its part in water conservation

May 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — With a worsening water situation, local business Bob and Steve’s Shell is doing what it can to help. 

With well levels nearly 12 feet below the 16-year average, cutting back on water usage in the car wash was the right thing…continue reading on dglobe.com

What can you do to help?

May 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Every little bit helps when it comes to conserving water, according to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain. 

“Do whatever you can. Whatever you can save is going to hopefully delay us from having to take …continue reading on dglobe.com

What can you do to help?

May 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Every little bit helps when it comes to conserving water, according to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain. 

“Do whatever you can. Whatever you can save is going to hopefully delay us from having to take …continue reading on dglobe.com

Omdahl: Conservation measure deserves honest discussion

April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

If conservation groups follow through on plans to file initiative petitions by Aug. 21, North Dakota voters will decide whether or not an estimated $100 million of the oil extraction tax — 5 percent — should be diverted annually to a special fund…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Godfread: Amendment assumptions are fundamentally flawed

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

I read with great interest the recent letter from Steve Adair and Naomi Thorson about their interpretation of the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment. It included several fundamentally flawed assumptions that need to be corrected.
Among them:
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Godfread: Amendment assumptions are fundamentally flawed

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

I read with great interest the recent letter from Steve Adair and Naomi Thorson about their interpretation of the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment. It included several fundamentally flawed assumptions that need to be corrected.
Among them:
continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Conservation amendment proponents hold meeting in Jamestown

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A ballot initiative that would provide funding for wildlife conservation from oil tax revenues was discussed at a meeting held by members of the North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Conservation easements crucial to restoring Grass Lake

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLMAR — Two decades of complex negotiations, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, state grants, right-of-way purchases and conservation easements have been slowly woven together to develop a plan to restore Grass Lake near Willmar.
Revised plans th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Effort to restrict conservation easements fails

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Rep. Betty Olson didn’t find many takers Monday for her plan to restrict new conservation easements to no longer than 99 years in South Dakota.

The state House of Representatives rejected her legislation 51-17. The defeat was worse than …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com