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John Dwyer, Bismarck, column: EPA puts jobs, low-cost electricity at risk

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

North Dakota lignite production down in 2011

January 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Officials say production at North Dakota’s four large lignite mines dropped for the second year in a row due to scheduled outages at power plants and an increase in hydroelectric production at Garrison Dam on the Missouri River.
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N.D. lignite production declines again in 2011

January 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials say production at North Dakota’s four large lignite mines dropped for the second year in a row due to scheduled outages at power plants and an increase in hydroelectric production at Garrison Dam on the Missouri River.
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Exploratory potash drilling set in northwest ND

October 20, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) A Denver-based company is preparing to drill in northwest North Dakota for potash, a form of salt used for fertilizer.
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