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PSC’s Fedorchak raises nearly $80K for campaign

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak said she raised nearly $80,000 last year to support her campaign to keep her seat in the 2014 election.

Fedorchak said she would file her 2013 campaign finance disclosure with th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC’s Fedorchak raises nearly $80K for campaign

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak said she raised nearly $80,000 last year to support her campaign to keep her seat in the 2014 election.

Fedorchak said she would file her 2013 campaign finance disclosure with th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sierra Club files lawsuit against ND public service commissioners

May 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A citizens’ lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Dacotah Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Dakota Resource Council alleges that North Dakota Public Service commissioners violated federal campaign contribution laws. Continue Reading

US Senate panel endorses ND’s Clark for FERC

April 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The federal commission oversees natural gas pipelines and the nation’s electric transmission network. Clark is chairman of the North Dakota Public Service Commission. It regulates electric and gas utilities, coal mining, telecommunications and other industries. Continue Reading

N.D. regulators schedule hearings for 260-mile power line

January 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota regulators are holding a new round of hearings on a proposed 260-mile electric power transmission line. Minnkota Power Cooperative of Grand Forks wants to build the line. It will carry power from Minnkota’s Milton Young power plant. Continue Reading

N.D. Dems: Cramer, Kalk must avoid ‘conflict of interest’ in House campaigns

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Dem announcement reminds Public Service Commission members to remain ‘impartial regulators’ while raising campaign money North Dakota Democrats are criticizing two of the state’s three Republican members of the Public Service Commission for a potential “conflict of interest” as they continue their U.S. House campaigns. Alison Kelly, the Democratic-NPL communications director, issued a news release Wednesday reminding Brian Kalk and Kevin Cramer “not to use their current clout as a means of promotion” and said they need to “remain impartial regulators” on the PSC. Continue Reading

Christmann says may run for N.D. Public Service Commission

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Randy Christmann, R-Hazen, said Wednesday that he will announce his intentions regarding a potential campaign for the North Dakota Public Service Commission on Thursday. Continue Reading

Company plans to build wind farm near Hettinger, N.D.

September 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A company has filed plans to develop a 150-megawatt wind farm near Hettinger. Continue Reading

The cost of power

June 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Farmers, landowners express concern about compensation for new Minnkota power lineHerbert Welte remembers a time without electricity in his town. Welte, who owns a 104-year-old farm, said he feels blessed to even have electrical power. Still, when Minnkota Power Cooperative came through his area to offer him compensation for land to be purchased to construct their new 250-mile high-voltage transmission line, he said he wasn’t impressed with their offer.
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North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Tony Clark won’t seek re-election

May 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Tony Clark says he won’t seek re-election to the commission next year. Continue Reading