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December 7, 2017
Draft permit to construct granted to Davis Refinery
The North Dakota Department of Health Air Quality Division has granted a draft permit to construct the Davis Petroleum Refinery to Meridian Energy Group Inc. After 45 days of public comment and inquiry, the Health Department will weigh any new considerations as it closes in on a final...
December 7, 2017 - 4:29pm
September 6, 2017
Davis Refinery to bring jobs, revenue to Billings County
BELFIELD—The proposed Davis Refinery has drawn ire from environmental groups who object to its close proximity to the borders of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. As the North Dakota Department of Health scrutinizes the refinery's permit application, William Prentice, CEO of...
September 6, 2017 - 8:34pm
August 30, 2017
Health Department seeks more info for proposed refinery
BELFIELD—The North Dakota Department of Health has requested additional information from the company seeking to build an oil refinery near the border of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. "We want to be comfortable that the numbers they say are accurate," said Terry O'Clair,...
August 30, 2017 - 8:34pm
Port: Opponents of Meridian’s Davis Refinery are misleading the public
An opposition group has formed aimed at blocking the construction of the Davis Refinery in western North Dakota. The refinery would be near the...
May 30, 2017 - 9:36am
May 3, 2017
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
BELFIELD—The Belfield Theatre didn't have a movie playing on Tuesday night, but the room was still filled with people drinking soda and...
May 3, 2017 - 3:36pm
May 2, 2017
Conflicting questions arise at meeting over proposed new refinery on edge of national park
BELFIELD, N.D. —The Belfield Theatre didn't have a movie playing on Tuesday night, but the room was still filled with people drinking soda...
May 2, 2017 - 10:05pm
February 19, 2017
Few hurdles left in the way for Davis Refinery
BELFIELD—More than a year ago, Meridian Energy Group Inc. proposed a 55,000 bpd refinery near Belfield, three miles outside the boundary...
February 19, 2017 - 6:00am
October 11, 2016
Meridian Energy submits permit to construct refinery
BELFIELD—The company planning to build an oil refinery west of Belfield and just three miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park's eastern...
October 11, 2016 - 5:50pm
September 7, 2016
Davis Refinery still in the works, project manager says
MEDORA, N.D. -- The project manager for a proposed refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park says the company will submit an air quality...
September 7, 2016 - 6:12pm
August 2, 2016
Billings County Commission listens to Highway 85 project
MEDORA—The Billings County Commission listened to Matt Linneman, program manager for the North Dakota Department of Transportation, and representatives from KLJ give details about the proposed Highway 85 expansion on Tuesday at their monthly meeting.
August 2, 2016 - 6:45pm
July 12, 2016
Letter: Tourist’s perspective: Refinery so close to park seems unnecessary
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is a North Dakota treasure. As visitors from Virginia, we have enjoyed the North Dakotan hospitality and the beautiful prairie scenery, but we were awestruck by the beauty of the park. Visiting the park was an incredible experience: the colors, the...
July 12, 2016 - 4:40pm
July 7, 2016
Press Pass: Davis Refinery rezoning approved by Billings County, PSC approves Brady Wind II in Hettinger County, EPA rules would hurt N.D. effort to curb flaring, Helms says, Bond reduction denied for 2 in methamphetamine case
Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want...
July 7, 2016 - 6:00am
July 6, 2016
Davis Refinery rezoning approved by Billings County
MEDORA—The organizers of the Davis Refinery project proposed for the Belfield area cleared an early but major hurdle Wednesday at the regular...
July 6, 2016 - 5:48pm
July 5, 2016
Buck Hill demonstration shows refinery won't be visible from national park
THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK—If seeing is believing, it was clear as day that a process stack from a proposed oil refinery near Fryburg...
July 5, 2016 - 10:16pm
June 30, 2016
Exec: Davis Refinery not affected by Dakota Prairie Refinery sale
BELFIELD—The company trying to build an oil refinery just three miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Billings County isn't slowing...
June 30, 2016 - 7:33pm