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Automated appointments: Grand Forks firms use text, email for reminders
Some rural Minnesota businesses embrace solar to control energy costs
Dickinson residents help out their neighbors during recent snowstorm
No discussion of Cabinet job in Trump meeting, Heitkamp says
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
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EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Cougars' boys basketball depth has them pondering the next step
Heart River girls basketball team has room for improvement
Dickinson High gymnasts enter season younger but just as hungry for success
Is Wild's Dubnyk the NHL's best goaltender?
All-Star Game winner no longer tied to World Series in new MLB deal
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RUGY: A holiday recipe for government growth
STOSSEL: Drain the Swamp!
BENSON: Billy Graham and C. S. Lewis
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