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Enhanced security rules imposed for all flights to US
The road ahead: Dickinson looks at road recycling practices
City considering improvements to 8th Street South
Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Two Yellowstone National Park tourists injured by bison
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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
Striving for more: Jung’s passion shines through in final Roughriders season
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Hughes rejoins Twins pitching staff
UND remains confident in Summit League despite IUPUI move
UND, Montana schedule future non-conference football matchups
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Port: NDSU President Bresciani finally figured out how to keep his mouth shut
Port: Let states take over health reform from federal politicians
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Vernon John Igard
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Honoring our Firefighters
March 30, 2016
Stalled oil, coal industry costing railroad jobs
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A top railroad executive said Wednesday in Billings that declining oil prices and coal demand have thrust his industry into...
March 30, 2016 - 8:37pm
March 3, 2016
Despite assurances, mining companies remain skeptical that loopholes will be given on new leases
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Despite assurances from U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell that companies desperate for public coal will be given a loophole...
March 3, 2016 - 4:27pm
February 23, 2016
Hoeven, Cramer join legal brief seeking to overturn EPA emissions rule; Heitkamp also supports challenge
BISMARCK – The two Republican members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation joined more than 200 of their House and Senate colleagues Tuesday in filing a brief urging a federal appeals court to overturn the Obama administration’s new rule aimed at curbing carbon dioxide...
February 23, 2016 - 3:11pm
February 10, 2016
Work on state compliance plan stops as ND officials praise SCOTUS decision blocking Clean Power Plan
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health has suspended work on a state plan that was being developed to comply with the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked the rules until legal challenges are resolved. North Dakota’s...
February 10, 2016 - 12:11pm
January 15, 2016
North Dakota coal production remains steady
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s four coal mines sold 28.7 million tons of lignite coal in 2015, the same production level as 2014. North American Coal's Freedom Mine, the nation’s largest lignite producer, sold 14.3 million tons, used by Dakota Gasification Co.’s Great Plains Synfuels...
January 15, 2016 - 6:27pm
Federal moratorium elicits critical response
BISMARCK -- Reaction by North Dakota coal industry and political leaders to the Obama administration issuing a temporary moratorium on new leases for mining federal coal holdings was largely negative. “Fortunately, North Dakota has access to billions of tons of non-federal coal...
January 15, 2016 - 6:23pm
U.S. halts new coal leases on federal land in wide-ranging review
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Friday ordered a pause on issuing new coal leases on federal land in another step by the Obama administration to control climate change in the first major review of the country's coal program in three decades.The pause could last...
January 15, 2016 - 10:07am
January 2, 2016
Energy projects move forward: 2016 will see research continuing across all energy sectors
Research projects at North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center are on the rise. EERC’s total research awards increased for fiscal year 2015. In the 12-month period ending June 30, the center had $28.4 million in new awards, a 15.9 percent increase over the previous...
January 2, 2016 - 10:34pm
November 11, 2015
Christmann: Clean Power Plan not good for North Dakota
BISMARCK -- In August, the Environmental Protection Agency released President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Although this plan has been...
November 11, 2015 - 6:15pm
October 25, 2015
Coal-powered plant operators face CO2 deadline
BISMARCK — David Saggau has a dream that air-quality regulators had invited King Coal companies to solve the carbon-dioxide problem, invest...
October 25, 2015 - 5:00am
Carbon dioxide requirements will require ‘major changes’ in electricity generation
BISMARCK — As North Dakota begins drafting a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 45 percent in the state as recently mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, utility companies stand behind state actions and offer input. “The state has been very proactive,”...
October 25, 2015 - 5:00am
October 20, 2015
Minnesota, North Dakota in appeals court over emission standards
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- North Dakota and Minnesota continue to duke out a dispute over coal-generated electricity in a Wednesday federal appeals court hearing. The 8th Circuit Court, meeting in St. Paul, hears Minnesota's appeal after a Minnesota-based federal judge declared unconstitutional...
October 20, 2015 - 5:34pm
October 18, 2015
Our View: Nobody ‘won’ the South Heart coal plant battle
In the long run, no one got what they wanted out of the coal testing plant south of South Heart. The plant, which removed water from lignite coal to make it burnable, began shutting down this month and will soon be a dormant facility in rural Stark County. Dickinson businessman...
October 18, 2015 - 5:00am
Letter: North Dakota’s lignite industry resulted in part from the Fuel Use Act of 1978
North Dakota’s lignite industry resulted in part from the Fuel Use Act of 1978 In the proposed Clean Power Plan rules, North Dakota was subjected to an 11 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. But in the final rule, the Environmental Protection Agency kicked that number...
October 18, 2015 - 12:01am
October 14, 2015
Coal testing site near South Heart ceases operation
SOUTH HEART -- A coal testing plant located five miles south of South Heart and operated by GTL Energy USA Ltd. is moving its work overseas because...
October 14, 2015 - 8:42pm