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Harding Co. site part of record $5B pollution clean-up agreement

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nick Brown

(Reuters) – Energy company Anadarko Petroleum Corp agreed on Thursday to pay more than $5 billion to clean up areas across the United States polluted by nuclear fuel, wood creosote and rocket fuel waste that caused cancer and other h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

No Keystone XL means more oil by rail, report says

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Without the Keystone XL Pipeline, as many as 14 additional trains carrying crude oil could come through North Dakota and Minnesota every day, according to a report released Friday on the pipeline.

The U.S. State Department issued its final Envir…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

No Keystone XL means more oil by rail, report says

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Without the Keystone XL Pipeline, as many as 14 additional trains carrying crude oil could come through North Dakota and Minnesota every day, according to a report released Friday on the pipeline.

The U.S. State Department issued its final Envir…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Oglala tribe holding conference opposing pipeline

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribe says it’s organizing a conference to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Tribe vice president Tom Poor Bear says it will be held Feb. 13-14 at the Rapid City Ramkota Inn.

The conference is entitled “Hel…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Oglala tribe holding conference opposing pipeline

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribe says it’s organizing a conference to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Tribe vice president Tom Poor Bear says it will be held Feb. 13-14 at the Rapid City Ramkota Inn.

The conference is entitled “Hel…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

EPA moves to cut wood stove pollution

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — The smell of wood smoke wafting on a cold winter’s night may be a hallmark of life in the Upper Midwest, but the federal government says it also may be a health hazard.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday moved to reduc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ethanol comes at cost to environment

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Dina Cappiello

CORYDON, Iowa — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America’s push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply.

Even the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND oil spill spotlights rule update delay

November 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — Three years after an oil pipeline rupture in Michigan spilled 843,000 gallons of sludge, government regulators still have not produced promised rules to compel operators to detect leaks.

A recent oil spill in No…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

100s of ND oil spills not publicized

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

By James MacPherson

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota, the nation’s No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents show. None was reported to the public, officials said.

Accor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD involved in EPA case accepted by Supreme Court

October 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The state of South Dakota is a plaintiff in a challenge of environmental regulations that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

The high court has accepted six cases that challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatio…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com