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North Dakota Industrial Commission members, from left, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem discuss a proposal Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in Bismarck to mitigate oil development impacts in areas of extraordinary significance. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service

Stenehjem unveils list of 'extraordinary' sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them


BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem drew mixed reactions Thursday to his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules designed to minimize the impacts of oil drilling.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.