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Dennis: Regulators should be more proactive

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

It took explosions, fires and deaths before federal and state regulators got grimly serious about the risks of transporting Bakken oil.
Likewise, it took the discovery of mounds of dumped oil-field waste before North Dakota regulators made safe disp…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dennis: Regulators should be more proactive

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

It took explosions, fires and deaths before federal and state regulators got grimly serious about the risks of transporting Bakken oil.
Likewise, it took the discovery of mounds of dumped oil-field waste before North Dakota regulators made safe disp…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

18,000 miles of N.D. pipelines to come under state regulation

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – About 18,000 miles of pipelines in North Dakota that previously had no oversight will now be regulated under rules approved Thursday by the North Dakota Industrial Commission.

The requirements for pipelines are among new oil and gas r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

18,000 miles of N.D. pipelines to come under state regulation

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – About 18,000 miles of pipelines in North Dakota that previously had no oversight will now be regulated under rules approved Thursday by the North Dakota Industrial Commission.

The requirements for pipelines are among new oil and gas r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Democrats gather input on policy in Tioga oil spill’s wake

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — Steve and Patty Jensen have pipelines criss-crossing their farmland north of Tioga, but it wasn’t until one leaked 20,600 barrels of oil in their wheat field that they began asking questions about who was monitoring them.
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Unwanted water: Saltwater spills can cause lasting damage, are difficult to clean up

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

More than 55,000 barrels of saltwater — about 2.3 million gallons — produced by the oil and gas industry have been spilled on North Dakota land in the past 22 months, posing an environmental risk to soil, plants and freshwater resources in dozens…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Unwanted water: Saltwater spills can cause lasting damage, are difficult to clean up

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

More than 55,000 barrels of saltwater — about 2.3 million gallons — produced by the oil and gas industry have been spilled on North Dakota land in the past 22 months, posing an environmental risk to soil, plants and freshwater resources in dozens…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Report calls for protection of water from oil development

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Greater monitoring and enforcement are needed to protect water from harmful effects of oil and gas development in North Dakota and other western states, a coalition of resource councils said in a report released Thursday.
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No oil spill qualifies as ‘little’

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

In responding to what is believed to be the largest crude oil spill in North Dakota history, and the subsequent revelation that 300 spills have been kept from the public since January 2012, the state’s top oil regulator said he’s worried about  continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

No oil spill qualifies as ‘little’

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

In responding to what is believed to be the largest crude oil spill in North Dakota history, and the subsequent revelation that 300 spills have been kept from the public since January 2012, the state’s top oil regulator said he’s worried about  continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com