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Dog handlers not licensed to work security
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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
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
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New tellings of old museum stories
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Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
May 7, 2010
Letter: Jobs, money used to get plant rezone approval
Jobs and money was the bait that Great Northern Power Development used to obtain approval of a power plant and a coal mine with weak stipulations. Dickinson leaders, the Stark County Zoning Board and the County Commission chomped on this bait when agreeing to rezone South Heart...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Company seeks coal permit
A Houston company has taken another step toward their goal of constructing a $1.5 billion power plant and surface coal mine on 4,600 acres near South Heart. South Heart Coal LLC, which is owned by Great Northern Power Development, applied for a mining permit Monday. North Dakota's...
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
February 25, 2010
PSC dismisses mining permit complaint
In the latest round of applications and appeals for a coal mine and beneficiation plant near South Heart, a complaint filed by concerned parties more than a year ago was dismissed by the North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday morning. "It's not over," said Mary Hodell...
February 25, 2010 - 12:00am
January 9, 2010
GTL moving toward operation
A coal plant constructed near South Heart may be operating in a month, said Robert French, chief executive officer of GTL Energy USA Ltd., which owns the plant. "It depends on the weather," French said. "We'll be doing lots of commissioning at first and some testing, so I can't give...
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2009
Area groups sue over zoning
Several area groups have filed suit to overturn Stark County's decision to rezone agricultural land to industrial. The decision made it possible for GTL Energy to operate a coal drying facility near South Heart. For details on the matter, see Friday's issue of The Dickinson Pres...
October 29, 2009 - 2:55pm
August 25, 2009
Letter: Hard to speak up at county meeting
I am writing in response to Mr. Finsaas' Thursday letter to the editor. I, too, was at that zoning meeting, and I feel that The Dickinson Press wrote a very unbiased article about the meeting. Mr. Finsaas complains that The Press statement that Stark County State's Attorney Tom...
August 25, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
Coal arouses crowd's concern
The North Dakota Department of Health Division of Air Quality is proposing to issue an air quality permit to GTL Energy, a company that has started...
April 28, 2009 - 11:59pm
April 9, 2009
Group files new complaint over coal plant
Six landowners and the Dakota Resource Council filed an updated complaint against GTL Energy for failing to get a coal preparation plant permit before building a plant near South Heart. The Wednesday move is the latest in a battle that has gone on for months. Great Northern Power...
April 9, 2009 - 11:00pm
February 25, 2009
Hearing for DRC complaint could be scheduled soon
The Dakota Resource Council may soon have it's time to speak with the North Dakota Public Service Commission in it's complaint against a company constructing a coal plant near South Heart. DRC, along with six other landowners, filed a complaint late last month against GTL Energy,...
February 25, 2009 - 11:48pm
January 23, 2009
Complaints filed regarding coal plant
The Dakota Resource Council and three couples filed a complaint with the North Dakota Public Service Commission on Thursday. The complaint alleges GTL Energy's coal beneficiation plant near South Heart violates North Dakota law. The complaint reads, "In constructing and preparing...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
GTL Energy to build own plant
SOUTH HEART -- GTL Energy, which recently announced plans to work with Great Northern Power Development LP and Allied Syngas Corp. on their proposed South Heart coal-gasification plant, has decided it wants to build a plant of its own near here. The plant is to be a research facility...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am