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ND approves frack water disposal well near Killdeer

September 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The North Dakota Industrial Commission on Monday approved the creation of a saltwater disposal well outside of Killdeer that some think is too close to a future subdivision. Continue Reading

Minnesota officials approve mineral exploration leases

May 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Four mining companies may explore for copper and nickel under northeast Minnesota land, but Gov. Mark Dayton said a decision made today is only the beginning of a long debate. Continue Reading

Minnesota officials approve mineral exploration leases

May 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Four mining companies may explore for copper and nickel under northeast Minnesota land, but Gov. Mark Dayton said a decision made today is only the beginning of a long debate.
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Northeast Minnesota minerals prospecting review completed

May 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Federal officials have completed a final environmental impact statement on the effects of prospecting for copper, nickel and other minerals in the Superior National Forest of northeastern Minnesota.
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Interior sets new drilling rules on public land

May 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. Continue Reading

SD company plans gold mine near Spearfish Canyon

April 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A South Dakota company is proposing a new gold mining operation in the Black Hills. Continue Reading

Company looks at mining gold near Spearfish Canyon

December 6, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SAVOY (AP) A state official says an existing gold mine site near Spearfish Canyon could become fully operational. Continue Reading

Two Harbors agate experts release extensive book

July 21, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The agate-loving Lynch family is back at it again. The Two Harbors father-son duo of Bob and Dan Lynch have a new book out called “Agates of Lake Superior: Stunning Varieties and How They Are Formed.”
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