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Federal judge: Bird law doesn’t apply to oil pits

January 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) A federal judge ruled Tuesday that oil companies shouldn’t face criminal charges for the deaths of a half-dozen ducks in waste disposal pits, saying that prosecutors went too far in applying a law that protects migratory birds.
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US official visits SD to talk about grasslands

April 29, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is visiting South Dakota to talk about a proposed project aimed at protecting habitat crucial to migratory waterfowl in South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana. Continue Reading