September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized
FARGO â North Dakota faces the prospect of having to significantly expand its electricity generation at the same time the nationâs utilities are grappling with looming regulations to restrict coal-fired sources.
Utility representatives and regul…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized
WASHINGTON — North Dakota’s lone member of the House of Representatives is accusing a government agency of keeping secret maps of wetlands and waters with no intention of releasing them to the public.
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., released maps Wedn…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized
HEBRON â For more than a century, the quiet town of Hebron has produced bricks that wind up in houses and commercial buildings nationwide.
Now, the Hebron Brick Co. and its counterparts nationwide are sharing concerns over Environmental Prot…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
September 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Nevada are suing the Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it has failed to determine the states’ compliance with a new federal clean air requirement that limits sulfur dioxide emissions. Continue Reading
October 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The legislation recognizes that states have a long record of effectively regulating oil and gas development, including hydraulic fracturing, with good environmental stewardship.
And it works with the EPA to make sure that the rules for hydraulic fracturing are certain, effective and fair. Continue Reading
October 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota’s congressional delegation should make sure the proposed Empower States Act doesn’t cut the EPA too far out of the picture. Continue Reading
August 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) The federal government is on the verge of approving a grain mainly used as livestock feed to make a cleaner version of ethanol, a decision officials say could give farmers a new moneymaking opportunity, boost the biofuels industry and help the environment. Continue Reading
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
June 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The Clean Air Act never was intended to regulate greenhouse gases, but President Barack Obama’s administration has been implementing new rules directed at just that: regulating greenhouse gases. Continue Reading
May 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
HOUSTON (AP) A Canadian company seeking to build a pipeline to transport crude oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries has submitted a new application for the southern segment of the project that avoids sensitive wetlands in Texas. Continue Reading