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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Environmental Protection Agency
September 10, 2014
Coal plants face challenges adapting to EPA rules: 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions required by 2030
FARGO — North Dakota faces the prospect of having to significantly expand its electricity generation at the same time the nation’s utilities are grappling with looming regulations to restrict coal-fired sources. Utility representatives and regulators Wednesday expressed concerns...
September 10, 2014 - 10:39pm
September 9, 2014
House passes bill blocking Waters of the U.S. rule
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to block the Waters of the U.S. rule. The rule would clarify Supreme Court rulings and help the Environmental Protection Agency determine what waterways the agency has jurisdiction over, EPA officials say....
September 9, 2014 - 8:14pm
August 29, 2014
EPA’s ‘secret maps:’ Cramer claims EPA is keeping secret maps
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota's lone member of the House of Representatives is accusing a government agency of keeping secret maps of wetlands and...
August 29, 2014 - 3:48pm
August 22, 2014
EPA now has ND office space for environmental crime detectives
Federal environmental crimes detectives now have office space when they're in North Dakota investigating Bakken-related incidents. The workspace is temporary at this point, but there's no end date to the memorandum of understanding, which the Environmental Protection Agency signed...
August 22, 2014 - 5:44pm
July 23, 2014
Federal officials investigate explosion: Cleanup in Williston could take weeks
WILLISTON — After Tuesday’s fire at an oil industry company, federal officials were on the ground doing air sampling and monitoring, and...
July 23, 2014 - 11:13pm
July 1, 2014
Hebron wind farm construction approved
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission unanimously approved permitting construction on a massive wind farm near Hebron on Monday. The 110-megawatt Sunflower Wind project will include 59 wind turbines across 12,700 acres of private land. It will span south of Hebron,...
July 1, 2014 - 11:03pm
June 20, 2014
Senators introduce bill to block EPA water rule
Sen. John Hoeven has cosponsored a bill to block a proposed rule that he says would expand federal regulation of the Clean Water Act. The North Dakota Republican joined Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., to fight against the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to regulate any...
June 20, 2014 - 4:24pm
June 3, 2014
Farm groups warn of EPA overreach in proposed water rule
BISMARCK — North Dakota farm leaders called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to withdraw a proposed rule to clarify the Clean Water Act or at least extend the public comment period, warning the rule could have deep impacts on farmers and ranchers. “I am...
June 3, 2014 - 11:34pm
May 30, 2014
A nod to nuclear power: EPA expected to release carbon emissions regulations on Monday
WASHINGTON — U.S. environmental regulators could throw a lifeline to the nation’s ailing nuclear power fleet when they unveil landmark carbon...
May 30, 2014 - 11:24pm
May 28, 2014
Senators seek more time to comment on coal plant emission standards
BISMARCK — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators wants the Environmental Protection Agency to allow extra time for public comment on proposed rules expected to be released next week for greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.,...
May 28, 2014 - 5:24pm
May 23, 2014
White House seeks to smooth way for carbon curbs
WASHINGTON — Last month, Washington’s top environment advocate went to the Cleveland Clinic to talk about how President Barack Obama’s landmark efforts to crack down on power-plant carbon emissions would ease a range of respiratory illnesses. Speaking separately to historically...
May 23, 2014 - 8:39pm
May 9, 2014
U.S. mulls fracking disclosure rules: EPA to gather public comment on fluid contents disclosure
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced its first steps on Friday toward possibly tighter regulation of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, seeking public input on whether companies should be required to disclose the contents of fluids used in the oil and natural gas drilling...
May 9, 2014 - 11:52pm
March 1, 2014
McCarthy gets earful on ethanol, coal in first visit to North Dakota
BISMARCK — Gina McCarthy said Friday during her first trip to North Dakota as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that she wanted to understand “both the intended and unintended consequences of our actions,” and representatives of the state’s ethanol...
March 1, 2014 - 1:10am
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
November 8, 2013
Brick industry: EPA regulations could shutter plants
HEBRON — For more than a century, the quiet town of Hebron has produced bricks that wind up in houses and commercial buildings nationwide....
November 8, 2013 - 9:31am