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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
Ryu wins NW Arkansas Championship
Harvick wins for first time this season at Sonoma
Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
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Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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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
January 22, 2014
Debate over coal technology burns at forum on EPA carbon regulations
BISMARCK — Debate over whether technology is available for coal-fired power plants to meet the Obama administration’s proposed stricter limits...
January 22, 2014 - 9:58pm
November 14, 2013
ND, Australia sharing info on low-grade coal
BISMARCK — North Dakota and Australia claim the world's biggest caches of proven lignite reserves, and industry groups from both places have agreed to share information on how to reduce emissions and increase efficiencies at factories that use the plentiful but low-grade coal. The...
November 14, 2013 - 3:53pm
November 8, 2013
As coal projects languish, some question worth
BISMARCK — Two companies that have spent several years and $8 million in state money studying a pair of projects to develop North Dakota’s...
November 8, 2013 - 7:01pm
As coal projects languish, some question worth
By JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press BISMARCK — Two companies that have spent several years and $8 million in state money studying a pair of projects to develop North Dakota's coal industry must soon decide whether to seek another extension or walk away from the projects....
November 8, 2013 - 1:33pm
October 23, 2013
EPA hits the road to seek input on power plant rules
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday kicked off an 11-city "listening tour" as part of its effort to craft emissions rules for existing power plants under the Obama administration's strategy to address climate change. States that already have plans in place...
October 23, 2013 - 5:02pm
December 11, 2012
Coal plant backers seek extension
BISMARCK -- Backers of a proposed coal-to-liquid fuel plant in western North Dakota will ask for a fifth extension of state aid to study the project, a spokesman said Monday. Dallas-based North American Coal Corp. spokesman David Straley told The Associated Press that developers...
December 11, 2012 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
Corruption in the Public Service Commission? Industry donations made to commissioners widespread
BISMARCK -- NextEra Energy needed approval for a wind farm. BNI Coal was facing penalties for environmental rules. The Arthur Companies needed...
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
EERC works toward goal of clean coal at less cost
GRAND FORKS -- Housed inside a demonstration facility at University of North Dakota's Energy and Environmental Research Center is a new way to better use an abundant resource: coal. "One of the strategies for achieving that is figuring out how to make coal cleaner," said Neeta Patel,...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2012
Bomb squad called to American Crystal Sugar plant
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) -- A bomb squad was called out after workers at the American Crystal Sugar processing plant in Moorhead found a live blasting cap. Police got the call about 10:30 a.m. today. Lt. Brad Penas says the blasting cap came into the facility with a load of coal. The...
April 10, 2012 - 4:11pm
December 22, 2011
The Dickinson Press Top 10: No. 9: Proposed South Heart mine
As the year wraps up and we enter 2012, The Dickinson Press will take you through the top stories that filled its pages. Today we recall No....
December 22, 2011 - 12:00am