PAR-VENT-ING Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together.
My husband, likely like someone i... Posted on 5/14/13 at 9:38 AM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Oil Patch cities can apply early for energy impact grants
BISMARCK Communities in North Dakotas Oil Patch can get a jump start on applying for a new round of energy impact grants, even though final legislative action has not yet been taken.
Cities can subm... Posted on 4/2/13 at 9:23 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Real Oilfield Wives and more new blogs!
It's been awhile since I've given you my recommendations for new blogs to check out here on Areavoices. But three new blogs have crossed my path and I felt compelled to share them.
The first is calle... Posted on 3/13/13 at 4:01 PM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND The Low Has Arrived
After a summer of decently good mental health and a bit of a manic time last week (I even started a business!), the low is quickly approaching. I shared with my staff at work yesterday that it is here... Posted on 8/24/12 at 7:30 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The Good, the Bad and the Abysmally, Painfully Awful
Apparently, the movie Battleship is about as bad as you would have expected it to be. I have a hard time believing any movie could be as bad as Transformers was, but apparently this hits that low mark... Posted on 5/23/12 at 1:26 PM
Gasoline prices are on the rise and headed to a record in North Dakota.
The average price of gas in the state could reach $4.15 per gallon in the coming days, breaking the July 2008 record of $4.08, according to North Dakota AAA spokesman Gene LaDoucer.
Landfill employees here discovered at least two “hot loads” this week, illustrating why a group of North Dakota citizens is worried about the proper disposal of radioactive waste that comes with oil production.
By Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service
, May 18, 2013
Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said Thursday. The new “fracking” rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid industry complaints that federal regulation could hinder an ongoing boom in natural gas production.
BY Matthew Daly,Associated Press
, May 17, 2013
If the North Dakota Industrial Commission is serious, more of the state’s “culturally important” places might be off limits to oil, gas and other potentially damaging development. The commission, at the behest of member Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, intends to visit specific places this summer with the goal of putting them on a list that might afford the sites some degree of protection.
CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.
Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
, May 14, 2013
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