N.D. coalition to oppose proposed conservation ballot measure


FARGO — A coalition headed by an influential business group is preparing to mount a campaign opposing the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Fund aimed for the November 2014 ballot.

Andy Peterson, president of the Greater North Dakota Chamber, said Wednesday that the business group and others plan to launch what will be called North Dakotans for Common Sense Conservation early next year.

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Patrick Springer
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