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May 2, 2019
Letter to the editor: Traffic pollution is the problem for park, not refinery
In a recent article by the Associated Press, we were reminded that the National Parks Conservation Association is yet again appealing the permit to construct for the Davis Refinery in court. While it is clear now that this is just another attempt to slow down the project, one that...
May 2, 2019 - 6:55am
Letter to the editor: Oil and gas industry creates opportunities in ND
I recently had the opportunity to send a letter similar to this one to U.S. Rep. Kelly Armstrong and the Committee on Climate Crisis. In it, I wanted to inform the committee on the many thousands of North Dakotans, including myself, who have found rewarding careers in North Dakota’s...
May 2, 2019 - 6:52am
March 30, 2019
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
A federal judge in Alaska declared late Friday that President Donald Trump's order revoking a sweeping ban on oil and gas drilling in the Arctic...
March 30, 2019 - 3:12pm
March 20, 2019
Enrollment opens for lignite education seminar
Registration is now open for the Lignite Energy Council's 34th Annual Lignite Education Seminar: Energy, Economics and Environment. The four-day seminar gives elementary, middle and high school teachers in North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana and Iowa a first-hand look...
March 20, 2019 - 7:03am
March 11, 2019
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
FARGO — Unsafe contamination from coal ash disposal sites at half a dozen power plants in western North Dakota has seeped into groundwater...
March 11, 2019 - 10:46am
March 5, 2019
Energy use up: Cold February increases heating costs
Cold weather translates into additional energy consumption and costs, according to officials with energy companies that serve North Dakota residents. “For the month of February in North Dakota, natural gas consumption was 42 percent higher than average,” said Mark Hanson, a spokesman...
March 5, 2019 - 7:15am
March 2, 2019
Letter to the editor: Oil and gas industry taxed more than other industries
The North Dakota Legislature was right to vote down the proposed increase to the state's oil and gas severance taxes. For years, partisan politics have pushed to increase taxes and the political messages have clouded the facts surrounding the issue.
March 2, 2019 - 7:07am
February 7, 2019
Emmons-Logan Wind Project receives site permit
Construction could begin on the Emmons-Logan Wind Project this spring, according to Conlan Kennedy, communications specialist for NextEra Energy Resources. “We were very pleased to work with Emmons and Logan counties and landowners to build a project North Dakota can be proud of,”...
February 7, 2019 - 7:14am
January 31, 2019
NDFU urges E15 implementation
North Dakota Farmers Union is questioning a recent Environmental Protection Agency position that it lacks the authority to allow year-around sale of E15. E15 is a blend of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline. "The president has repeatedly voiced support for American farmers,...
January 31, 2019 - 1:12pm
December 10, 2018
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
SPIRITWOOD, N.D. -- New Energy Blue LLC is about five months away from finishing engineering and permitting on a $150 million plant project that...
December 10, 2018 - 9:01am
December 7, 2018
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
The Public Service Commission, in a split decision, recently gave the go-ahead to Xcel Energy to inflate power bills here in North Dakota to...
December 7, 2018 - 9:32am
December 6, 2018
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, Dec. 6, said it plans to reverse a rule that would have forced new U.S. coal plants...
December 6, 2018 - 3:42pm
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
China may be girding itself to buy more U.S. gas and soybeans amid easing trade tensions, but the sums just don't add up right now. American...
December 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
December 3, 2018
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
BISMARCK — The Environmental Protection Agency will host roundtable discussions on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Bismarck with the state’s coal and oil industries and the North Dakota Department of Health. The meetings, announced by the EPA on Monday, Dec. 3, are open to the public. The...
December 3, 2018 - 5:31pm
November 28, 2018
How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter
Want to trim your heating costs this winter? Learning how to effectively use your house's thermostat can help you slash those utility bills....
November 28, 2018 - 7:09pm