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Dalrymple to chair Natural Resources Committee

BISMARCK - The National Governors Association has named North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple to be chairman of its Natural Resources Committee.

The committee has jurisdiction over issues related to agriculture, energy, the environment and natural resources, according to a news release from the governor's office.

Dalrymple said he looks forward to chairing the committee and "sharing with others the successful policies that have been implemented here in North Dakota."

He was chosen for the position by the association's chairwoman, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, and vice-chairman, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.