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Republicans push for Keystone XL: GOP leaders say pipeline is a top energy priority

October 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline on a fast track early next year if they win a U.S. Senate majority in November, finally forcing President Barack Obama to make a tough call on the controvers…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As clear as mud: EPA, cattle advocates butt heads on proposed Waters of the U.S. rule

September 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

There are definitely two sides when it comes to the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule change proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
That was made clear Saturday in Dickinson at the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association Convention and T…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not giving up on Keystone: Advocates, opponents continue to push for decision on Keystone XL

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of North America’s most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for nearly a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn’t coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday.
Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not giving up on Keystone: Advocates, opponents continue to push for decision on Keystone XL

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of North America’s most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for nearly a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn’t coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday.
Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Senate passes BLM streamlining bill

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to extend the federal Permit Streamlining Project program until 2026, which will help the Bureau of Land Management consider drilling permits.
North Dakota’s U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heid…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

USPS won’t cut back hours for 30 Bakken post offices

September 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The U.S. Postal Service pledged Thursday to maintain current hours at 30 post offices in central and western North Dakota, contrary to a recent agency report that suggested other plans.
North Dakota’s two U.S. senators, Democrat Heidi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Officials say short-term FBI not a Bakken crime solution: Sheriffs: Oil Patch drug war needs permanent positions

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Fighting drug trafficking in the Bakken requires more than two-week stints from federal agents, Oil Patch police chiefs and sheriffs said here Wednesday.
Western North Dakota law enforcement joined Sen. John Hoeven and Attorney General…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Officials say short-term FBI not a Bakken crime solution: Sheriffs: Oil Patch drug war needs permanent positions

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Fighting drug trafficking in the Bakken requires more than two-week stints from federal agents, Oil Patch police chiefs and sheriffs said here Wednesday.
Western North Dakota law enforcement joined Sen. John Hoeven and Attorney General…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

EPA’s ‘secret maps:’ Cramer claims EPA is keeping secret maps

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

South Dakota lends a pen to a friend

August 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — It took a lot of pleading with its keepers to even get it out of South Dakota.
It flew with the governor in his plane, in the hands of a historian, and the North Dakota Highway Patrol escorted it from there to the Heritage Center.
For …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com