STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND EPA to hear prairie dog concerns
A news release from the Ag Department:
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring hopes a Thursday visit by federal officials will give them a better understanding about the problems faced... Posted on 8/9/10 at 8:20 AM
State Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said the federal Environmental Protection Agency is giving North Dakota more of a voice when it comes to protecting endangered species from exposure to pesticides.
State Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says the federal Environmental Protection Agency is giving North Dakota more of a voice when it comes to protecting endangered species from exposure to pesticides.
The head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency says Pennsylvania officials aren't doing what they should to help people whose wells have been found to have been contaminated since natural gas drilling began in their area.
The dispute over haze rules between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the North Dakota Health Department often gets wrongly boiled down to a conflict between a green, pro-environmental policy by the federal agency and a pro-industry, dirty coal gambit by the state.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday released the outlines of its long-awaited probe into whether hydraulic fracturing — the unconventional drilling technique that’s led to a boom in domestic natural gas production — is contaminating drinking-water supplies.
By Michael Rubinkam, The Associated Press
, November 04, 2011
Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and a group of energy executives argued with environmental activists Thursday about the best way to reduce haze from North Dakota’s coal-burning electric power plants.
By Dale Wetzel, The Associated Press
, October 14, 2011
Federal officials are getting a firsthand look at the latest in farm production technology and techniques, and North Dakota farmers are getting a chance to ask questions about federal regulations and policies.
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