STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Radioactive waste on the N.D. monitor
WILLISTON, N.D. Landfill employees here discovered at least two hot loads this week, illustrating why a group of North Dakota citizens is worried about the proper disposal of radioactive waste that ... Posted on 5/18/13 at 12:03 AM
NIE ROCKS Celebrate Earth Day with these Newspaper Activities
Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment.But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which w... Posted on 4/10/13 at 9:18 AM
UND NEWS Learning on a grander 'SCALE'
The University of North Dakota Office of Instructional Development is tipping the "scales" when it comes to creative teaching and learning practices for its students.
The University recently added ... Posted on 11/15/12 at 4:47 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Lottery Scratch-offs Part 2: Stating the Obvious
Part 1 was aboutthe interesting psychology that gambling brings out in people. We also looked at those$30 scratch-offs and the mixed feelings that come with buying those things.
But while people have... Posted on 9/12/12 at 10:52 AM
THE NEW FORTY For sale: North Dakota's way of life.
I can barely stomach news about Western North Dakota these days. Every day it is something - either in the local or national news; unfortunately, it is so rarely good news. The infrastructure cannot s... Posted on 6/10/12 at 9:31 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple and North Dakota's congressional delegation say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon issue permits to tap surplus water from Lake Sakakawea for use by oil companies and other industrial users.
LONDON — Environmentally-motivated restrictions on flaring off unwanted gas at oil wells are gathering strength and have the potential to stop new projects in their tracks, but a solution may be at hand.
A number of residents near Dodge are concerned about what an oil field waste site could do to area water, traffic and more, they said Wednesday during a press conference attended by about a dozen people at Dodge’s City Hall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen environmental laws on all federally-managed lands within 100 miles of the borders with Mexico and Canada.
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