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South Dakota Sen. Rounds concerned Republicans could lose Senate majority
Fire chief to train dog, himself in search and rescue tactics
Investigation continues into pipeline death of Minnesota man
Police Blotter: Referee punched in the face during soccer game
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255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Dickinson State cross country looks to carry momentum after last season's success
Quarterback Siemian to start for Broncos
Titans QB Jones comfortable in new role
Twins lose 11th straight, fall to Cleveland in 10th
DeLuca iffy for Eastern Washington game in two weeks with shoulder injury
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
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Mathew A. "Snow Shoe" Peterson
Anton "Tony" Leo Meeks
Clive Mathias Kuppler
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
A nod to nuclear power: EPA expected to release carbon emissions regulations on Monday
WASHINGTON — U.S. environmental regulators could throw a lifeline to the nation’s ailing nuclear power fleet when they unveil landmark carbon...
May 30, 2014 - 11:24pm
Kalk appointed to National Coal Council
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. secretary of energy this week appointed North Dakota Public Service Commission Chair Brian Kalk to the National Coal Council. The PSC regulates electric and gas utilities, power plants, coal mine reclamation and more in the state. Energy Secretary Ernest...
May 30, 2014 - 10:57am
May 28, 2014
Senators seek more time to comment on coal plant emission standards
BISMARCK — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators wants the Environmental Protection Agency to allow extra time for public comment on proposed rules expected to be released next week for greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.,...
May 28, 2014 - 5:24pm
May 23, 2014
White House seeks to smooth way for carbon curbs
WASHINGTON — Last month, Washington’s top environment advocate went to the Cleveland Clinic to talk about how President Barack Obama’s landmark efforts to crack down on power-plant carbon emissions would ease a range of respiratory illnesses. Speaking separately to historically...
May 23, 2014 - 8:39pm
May 14, 2014
Tracks reopened after coal train derailment
PILLAGER, Minn. — BNSF Railway tracks are open again near this central Minnesota town after a coal train derailment Sunday, but mammoth piles of coal still litter the area. The tracks reopened at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday near Pillager, west of Brainerd, but crews now have the task...
May 14, 2014 - 10:13pm
May 13, 2014
Coal train derails in Minnesota: No one hurt in 45-car derailment
By Jessie Perrine Forum News Service PILLAGER, Minn. — Coal and crushed metal littered the BNSF Railway train tracks near Pillager in central...
May 13, 2014 - 10:44pm
Hoeven calls out Harry Reid in debate
WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., decried U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during an energy debate on Tuesday for stopping a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline project. On Monday, Reid did not allow a vote on the controversial project after Senate Republicans blocked...
May 13, 2014 - 5:10pm
April 18, 2014
Federal judge strikes down Minnesota rules on out-of-state power plants
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A federal judge has blocked restrictions set by the state of Minnesota that tried to limit businesses in North Dakota and other states from building coal-fired power plants and selling the electricity in Minnesota. The ruling issued Friday found that Minnesota's...
April 18, 2014 - 5:03pm
April 16, 2014
Dalrymple: ND to use ‘every tool available’ to fight EPA emission rules: 21 states represented at summit in Bismarck to find common ground on rules
BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple vowed Wednesday to use “every tool available,” including potential legal action, to fight the federal government’s proposed tightening of emission standards for power plants and petroleum refineries. Speaking at a summit...
April 16, 2014 - 11:52am
April 15, 2014
US appeals court upholds hazardous air pollution rule
WASHINGTON — In a victory for the Obama administration, a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a regulation that would limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired power plants, starting next year. The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
April 15, 2014 - 10:18pm
April 8, 2014
PSC gets $3M in grants to reclaim abandoned mines
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has received more than $3 million in federal grants, and some will go toward a reclamation project in the southwest corner of the state. The Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining awarded the commission...
April 8, 2014 - 3:48pm
March 24, 2014
Heitkamp says bill would spur investment in clean coal technology
BISMARCK – Flanked by her friends in the coal industry, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced a bill Monday that aims to boost investment in clean-coal technology and provide a path forward for coal to remain a vital part of the nation’s energy mix. Heitkamp said the “Advanced...
March 24, 2014 - 2:36pm
March 7, 2014
EPA Chief: Energy rules won’t hobble business
HOUSTON — Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without “shutting down business in its tracks,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said at a major energy conference on Thursday. “We don’t have to choose between a healthy...
March 7, 2014 - 12:06am
March 4, 2014
Another Enbridge pipeline proposed: Proposal would replace line from Canada to Wisconsin
DULUTH, Minn. — Enbridge Energy said Tuesday it plans to build yet another new oil pipeline through Minnesota, on top of two expansion projects...
March 4, 2014 - 11:39pm
March 1, 2014
War on coal? EPA chief says Obama, agency not out to destroy industry
BEULAH — If there’s a war on coal, the top environmental regulator in the nation said that she isn’t waging it. Environmental Protection...
March 1, 2014 - 1:05am