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Fire fight: Lawmakers push EPA to ax stove rules

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Henry C. Jackson

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wood-burning stoves have ignited a debate between the Obama administration and South Dakota lawmakers who oppose new regulations that would require more efficiency from an iconic feature of many rural home…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Fire fight: Lawmakers push EPA to ax stove rules

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Henry C. Jackson

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wood-burning stoves have ignited a debate between the Obama administration and South Dakota lawmakers who oppose new regulations that would require more efficiency from an iconic feature of many rural home…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Peterson hopeful EPA won’t cut Renewable Fuel Standard by 10 percent

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MONTEVIDEO — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is hopeful that the Environmental Protection Agency will not reduce the nation’s Renewable Fuel Standard by as much as it has proposed.
“I think we have made some progress with the administrator,’’ sa…continue reading on dglobe.com

Duluth first in nation to get new EPA ‘Shoreline Cities’ gran

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth will receive the first ever “Shoreline Cities, Green Infrastructure” program grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The grant, part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, will funnel $250,000 in federal…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New rules on using diesel, kerosene for fracking

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Guidelines published this week by the Environmental Protection Agency require oil companies to get an additional permit to use diesel and kerosene in hydraulic fracturing.
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources is working to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New rules on using diesel, kerosene for fracking

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Guidelines published this week by the Environmental Protection Agency require oil companies to get an additional permit to use diesel and kerosene in hydraulic fracturing.
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources is working to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Corn growers worry about price decline if renewable fuel standard sees cut

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mikkel Pates

FARGO, N.D. — Crop farmers in the northern corn belt who have benefited from ethanol targets are putting on a push to save the current renewable fuel standard from proposed cuts by the Environmental Protection Agency.

The prop…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Debate over coal technology burns at forum on EPA carbon regulations

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Debate over whether technology is available for coal-fired power plants to meet the Obama administration’s proposed stricter limits on carbon emissions burned strong Wednesday during a symposium hosted by the North Dakota Public Servic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Debate over coal technology burns at forum on EPA carbon regulations

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Debate over whether technology is available for coal-fired power plants to meet the Obama administration’s proposed stricter limits on carbon emissions burned strong Wednesday during a symposium hosted by the North Dakota Public Servic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Thune says energy debate coming

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

TYNDALL — Sen. John Thune believes the United States is becoming more energy independent.

“Just a few years ago, 60 percent of the energy we used in this country was imported,” said Thune, a South Dakota Republican. “We were bringing it in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com