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Glatt: ND’s waste management evolves to meet needs

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Many North Dakotans remember when their farm families or relatives dealt with waste by chucking it into a pit or burning it in a barrel right in the yard. As time went on, we realized that these methods were not an appropriate or safe way to dispose …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Glatt: ND’s waste management evolves to meet needs

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Many North Dakotans remember when their farm families or relatives dealt with waste by chucking it into a pit or burning it in a barrel right in the yard. As time went on, we realized that these methods were not an appropriate or safe way to dispose …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND panel takes input on measures to reduce natural gas flaring

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — As a doctor who majored in chemistry, Lyle Best said he can’t help but wonder about the potential health effects of the plumes of flame and large clouds of black smoke that frequently belch from two oil well flares about 200 yards upwi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Documents link state-sponsored company, pipeline

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A state-sponsored company that directed millions of dollars from foreign investors to the idled Northern Beef Packers plant and other projects in South Dakota before running afoul of authorities also attempted to help finance the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Schlumberger, Baker Hughes results point to improvement

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Oilfield services companies Schlumberger and Baker Hughes reported better-than-expected quarterly profits and signaled an improvement in the North American market, driven by increased drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
Schlumberger, the world’s large…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jimmy Carter joins Keystone foes as both sides search for celebrity support

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, calling it a “linchpin for tar sands expansion and the increased pollution that will follow.”

Carter joined nine other Nobel laureat…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn, even as one railroad said on Monday it will take steps to ensure timely de…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

560 barrels of production fluid leaked near Medora

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A pipeline has leaked about 560 barrels of production fluid 10 miles south of Medora, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Saturday.
A news release said the Billings County spill was reported by Continental Resources. The compan…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com