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April 19, 2011
PSC cites coal company with 376 deficiencies
Local groups are concerned about a coal company's 376 deficiencies, while the company and North Dakota Public Service Commission representatives attribute minor technical errors to the shortcomings. Deficiencies range from typos and incorrect web links to questions about groundwater...
April 19, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Increase in number of coal cars derailed
BISMARCK (AP) -- Bismarck police say 10 to 15 BNSF Railway coal cars derailed this morning in the east part of the city but no injuries have been reported. Sgt. Mark Buschena said officers responded to the derailment report just before 5 a.m., according to The Associated Press. The...
March 18, 2011 - 11:03am
Coal cars derail in Bismarck
BISMARCK (AP) -- A BNSF Railway train derailed this morning in east Bismarck. Six to eight coal cars were off the track around 7:30 a.m., according to The Associated Press. Railroad officials say they hope to have the area cleared by evening. Officials say there may be some delays...
March 18, 2011 - 9:59am
March 16, 2011
Mine foes visit PSC
BISMARCK (AP) -- Opponents of a proposed coal plant and electric power station near South Heart are letting the North Dakota Public Service Commission know where they stand. The commission is reviewing a coal mining application for the project. On Tuesday a group of activists delivered...
March 16, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Claims about mining rules meet skepticism in Wyo.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Proposed regulations that would eliminate thousands of coal mining jobs in the East are being criticized in Wyoming even as the federal government predicts the rules would create hundreds of jobs out West. Given how nearly half of the nation's electricity comes...
January 28, 2011 - 7:28am
January 22, 2011
Judge denies mine appeal
A request for dismissal of an appeal on a Stark County rezoning decision was recently denied by a Fargo judge and the ruling has brought a coal company into appeal proceedings. On April 6 the Stark County Commission unanimously approved a conditional zoning change of about 7,800...
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Coal plant permit back on table
A coal company has re-submitted its application for a strip coal mine three miles west of South Heart after state officials deemed it deficient in April.
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
2 miners found dead after Ecuador tunnel collapse
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Search teams found the bodies of two miners Saturday and were still looking for two other men missing since a tunnel collapsed 490 feet underground the previous day. Deputy Mining Minister Jorge Espinosa identified the two known dead as Walter Vera and Paul...
October 16, 2010 - 8:21pm
Explosion in Chinese coal mine kills 21, traps 16
BEIJING (AP) -- Rescuers battled dangerous levels of gas, tons of coal dust and the risk of falling rocks as they worked to free 16 miners trapped by an explosion at a mine in central China early Saturday. Twenty-one miners were confirmed killed. The blast happened as the world still...
October 16, 2010 - 8:40am
October 15, 2010
Chile miners do not disclose ordeal details
COPIAPO, Chile (AP) -- The first three rescued Chilean miners out of the hospital celebrated their new lives as national heroes Friday, as word emerged that the 33 want to closely guard their story so they can fairly divide the spoils of their overnight media stardom. That could...
October 15, 2010 - 7:37am
October 13, 2010
24 miners free as Chile rescue goes off flawlessly
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) -- With remarkable speed -- and flawless execution -- one miner after another climbed into a slender cage deep beneath the Chilean earth, was hoisted through 2,000 feet of rock and saw precious sunlight Wednesday after the longest underground entrapment in...
October 13, 2010 - 4:08pm
Chile joyous at clockwork-like miner rescue
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) -- The miners emerged like clockwork, jubilantly embracing wives, children and rescuers and looking remarkably composed Wednesday after languishing for 69 days in the depths of a mine that easily could have been their tomb. The anxiety that had accompanied...
October 13, 2010 - 7:10am
Councils discuss mining project
The Dakota Resource Council and Badlands Area Resource Council oppose a mining project in the South Heart area, especially if the coal were to go to foreign markets, they said at a Tuesday evening presentation in Dickinson. Great Northern Properties (an out of state company that...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
Miners' kin struggle with jealousy, rivalries
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) -- The dusty curve fronting the copper and gold mine where 33 men have been trapped alive underground since early August may be called "Camp Hope." But it also has been a bevy of intrigue, envy and rivalries that have divided the miners' relatives holding...
October 12, 2010 - 7:10am
October 11, 2010
Chile miners are heroes, but fame can be fleeting
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) -- A torrent of emotions awaits the 33 miners when they finally rejoin the outside world. As trying as it has been for them to survive underground for more than two months, their gold and copper mine is familiar territory.
October 11, 2010 - 7:03am