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Oil Patch truck driver charged with illegal dumping

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Criminal charges have been filed against a truck driver accused of illegally dumping oilfield waste in western North Dakota, and the trucking company he worked for could face more than $950,000 in civil penalties for repeat offenses, of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch.

Starting June 1, oil, gas and sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch.

Starting June 1, oil, gas and sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: Welcome new mobile clinics to Oil Patch cities

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Leaders of Williston should act quickly to modify a city moratorium on mobile businesses in order to welcome Sanford Health’s “clinics on wheels.” Sanford, which has emerged as the most innovative health care provider in the Upper Midwest, is r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study of oil from deadly derailment points to Bakken crude’s volatility; more research is on the way

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — On July 6 last year, a train carrying crude oil from North Dakota to a refinery in eastern Canada was left parked on a hillside in Quebec. It rolled backward down the hill, derailing and crashing into a small town, with railcars burstin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study of oil from deadly derailment points to Bakken crude’s volatility; more research is on the way

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — On July 6 last year, a train carrying crude oil from North Dakota to a refinery in eastern Canada was left parked on a hillside in Quebec. It rolled backward down the hill, derailing and crashing into a small town, with railcars burstin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sanford mobile clinics illegal in Williston: City Commission could lift moratorium on businesses

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Sanford Health plans to bring two multimillion-dollar mobile clinics to the Bakken to meet health care needs, but right now they would not be legal in Williston.
The Williston City Commission has a moratorium on any new mobile business…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sanford mobile clinics illegal in Williston: City Commission could lift moratorium on businesses

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Sanford Health plans to bring two multimillion-dollar mobile clinics to the Bakken to meet health care needs, but right now they would not be legal in Williston.
The Williston City Commission has a moratorium on any new mobile business…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota cities among fastest-growing in nation: Williston, Dickinson top list for micropolitan areas

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Several North Dakota cities are among the fastest-growing communities in the nation, with Williston leading the way as the fastest-growing micropolitan area, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.

Census population estimates show that…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota cities among fastest-growing in nation: Williston, Dickinson top list for micropolitan areas

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Several North Dakota cities are among the fastest-growing communities in the nation, with Williston leading the way as the fastest-growing micropolitan area, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.

Census population estimates show that…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com