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Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Propane on track: CHS terminal to help compensate for loss of Cochin Pipeline

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

HANNAFORD — CHS Inc.’s new rail-fed propane terminal west of Hannaford in east-central North Dakota is coming together — an important step as the industry ramps up to fill a void left by the discontinuation of a key pipeline terminal.
CHS is o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pipeline leaks saltwater in the Badlands

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — Continental Resources will submit a plan to clean up a pipeline leak that spilled about 560 barrels of saltwater in the Badlands about 10 miles south of here, the North Dakota Department of Health said.
Continental Resources personnel dis…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Walking and talking rigs: Schramm invention aims to modernize fracking

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — The backbreaking life of a roughneck, the iconic worker bees of oilfield drilling rigs, is getting a little easier.
Schramm Inc, which built the drilling rig that four years ago helped rescue 33 trapped Chilean copper miners, h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Federal board orders fertilizer delivery plans

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A federal regulatory agency on Tuesday ordered two major railroads to report their plans to ensure fertilizer shipments for spring planting.
The Surface Transportation Board is requiring BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway to present their pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn, even as one railroad said on Monday it will take steps to ensure timely de…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

When the turbines stop turning: ND regulators mull ‘financial assurance’ to cover costs of wind turbine decommissioning

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — For more than a decade, they have towered like workhorses over the prairie, their spinning blades catching the wind and converting it to electricity.
Now, for the first time, the North Dakota Public Service Commission is considering whe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We will give them a choice’: Democrats have full slate of candidates for western districts

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Democrats will have a full slate of candidates for the three districts in western North Dakota up for election, and it could be a game-changer.
“The fact that we have candidates and people willing to step forward, I think it changes things,” sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We will give them a choice’: Democrats have full slate of candidates for western districts

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Democrats will have a full slate of candidates for the three districts in western North Dakota up for election, and it could be a game-changer.
“The fact that we have candidates and people willing to step forward, I think it changes things,” sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com