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Power line through battlefield study area could get state’s blessing today

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota — including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers — could win the blessing of state uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Power line through battlefield study area could get state’s blessing today

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota — including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers — could win the blessing of state uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC approves Lonesome Creek Station expansion to help meet western N.D.’s energy needs

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission gave Basin Electric Power Cooperative the thumbs-up Wednesday to expand its Lonesome Creek Station near Watford City, while also cautioning that it’s not a long-term solution for meeting the w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC approves Lonesome Creek Station expansion to help meet western N.D.’s energy needs

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission gave Basin Electric Power Cooperative the thumbs-up Wednesday to expand its Lonesome Creek Station near Watford City, while also cautioning that it’s not a long-term solution for meeting the w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC hearings on Sandpiper pipeline this week

February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota Public Service Commission hearings on a proposed crude oil pipeline will be in Grand Forks and Devils Lake this week.

Enbridge’s Sandpiper project would bring Bakken crude across northern North Dakota and northern Minnes…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC hearings on Sandpiper pipeline this week

February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota Public Service Commission hearings on a proposed crude oil pipeline will be in Grand Forks and Devils Lake this week.

Enbridge’s Sandpiper project would bring Bakken crude across northern North Dakota and northern Minnes…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Enbridge runs through spill drill ahead of Sandpiper project

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The scenario would be, to put it lightly, catastrophic.

It’s a warm day, with a slight wind coming from the northwest. Sometime in the middle of the morning, an excavator accidently breaches a pipeline carrying crude oil near the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC ‘very likely’ to propose state-run oil pipeline inspection program

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Public Service Commission Chairman Brian Kalk says it is “very likely” the regulatory agency will ask state lawmakers to create an inspection program for oil pipelines in North Dakota, an idea propelled by a massive oil spill last fa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC ‘very likely’ to propose state-run oil pipeline inspection program

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Public Service Commission Chairman Brian Kalk says it is “very likely” the regulatory agency will ask state lawmakers to create an inspection program for oil pipelines in North Dakota, an idea propelled by a massive oil spill last fa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Debate over coal technology burns at forum on EPA carbon regulations

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Debate over whether technology is available for coal-fired power plants to meet the Obama administration’s proposed stricter limits on carbon emissions burned strong Wednesday during a symposium hosted by the North Dakota Public Servic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com