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Bison football recruiting class reaches double digits at record pace
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July 29, 2015
ND PSC inks deal with feds for state-run rail inspection program
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators have signed a deal with the Federal Railroad Administration that will allow the state to launch a rail safety program funded by the Legislature and proposed after a fiery oil train derailment near Casselton in 2013. The agreement signed Wednesday...
July 29, 2015 - 3:37pm
July 9, 2015
Proposed pipeline met with local distrust due to company’s history
BELFIELD — When North Dakota Public Service Chairwoman Julie Fedorchak asked Bridger Pipeline LLC’s director of land government and compliance...
July 9, 2015 - 11:04pm
April 22, 2015
Committee nears agreement on state-run rail safety program
BISMARCK – A committee of House and Senate lawmakers is close to reaching consensus on partially restoring a proposed state-run rail safety...
April 22, 2015 - 7:52pm
April 8, 2015
Democrats decry cutting of rail safety program from PSC budget
BISMARCK – Democrats slammed House Republican budget writers Wednesday for stripping a proposed state-run rail safety program from the Public...
April 8, 2015 - 5:03pm
February 4, 2015
DOT partners with PSC, stakeholders on ND rail plan
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will work with the state Public Service Commission and Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute in updating a rail plan covering North Dakota. “The current rail plan was completed in 2007 and with all the changes that...
February 4, 2015 - 11:08pm
December 17, 2014
Fedorchak to chair PSC
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Wednesday to appoint its newest member, Julie Fedorchak, as chairwoman of the three-member regulatory panel for the next two years. The chairperson has traditionally changed hands every two years. Commissioner Brian Kalk...
December 17, 2014 - 11:09pm
N.D. regulators approve $240M wind farm
BISMARCK – State utility regulators approved a permit for a $240 million wind farm in western North Dakota on Wednesday. The state Public Service Commission voted unanimously to grant a permit for Antelope Hills Wind Project LLC of Santa Barbara, Calif., to erect up to 86 wind...
December 17, 2014 - 6:37pm
October 24, 2014
Oil boom raises stakes in PSC races
By Kathleen J. Bryan Forum News Service BISMARCK — One of the state’s largest oil spills, a fiery train derailment and an energy boom that shows no signs of slowing have raised the profile of the state Public Service Commission. The PSC regulates a variety of industries in...
October 24, 2014 - 11:07pm
October 15, 2014
Letter: Former governor pleased to endorse Fedorchak for PSC
We are pleased to endorse Julie Fedorchak for Public Service Commission. We have known and worked with Julie for almost 20 years on issues and policies important to the people of North Dakota. Her skill, loyalty, passion and ability to articulate the issues at hand are impressive. As...
October 15, 2014 - 5:14pm
August 26, 2014
PSC candidates introduce plan to improve Internet access
FARGO — Two Democratic candidates for the state Public Service Commission say they would make improving the state’s technology and Internet infrastructure a priority if elected. Tyler Axness and Todd Reisenauer, at a news conference Tuesday, announced a proposal called “Broadband...
August 26, 2014 - 10:09pm
August 23, 2014
Does ND crude need to be stabilized?
DICKINSON, N.D. -- What can be done to keep trains from becoming "Bakken bombs?" It's a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents...
August 23, 2014 - 6:59pm
August 21, 2014
Fedorchak touts proposal to fund rail safety program: PSC plans to spend $1M on staff for shipments
FARGO — Julie Fedorchak, a member of the North Dakota Public Service Commission, appeared Thursday in Fargo to promote the commission’s proposal to add a rail safety program to supplement federal inspections. Fedorchak, a Republican appointee who faces a challenge from Democrat...
August 21, 2014 - 10:06pm
July 17, 2014
Fedorchak: PSC oversight evolving to meet changing demands
McKenzie County Economic Development Director Gene Veeder is all-too familiar with the impacts of the Bakken oil boom. At the recent Governor’s Pipeline Summit, Veeder said the greatest frustration for people in the Watford City area isn’t housing, day care shortages or flaring....
July 17, 2014 - 8:03pm
June 26, 2014
PSC to work on state-run railroad inspection program
BISMARCK — North Dakota officials say they hope to bring to the Legislature next year a plan to create a state-run railroad inspection program to better monitor the heavy crude-by-rail traffic leaving the Bakken oilfields. Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak has been working...
June 26, 2014 - 10:43pm
June 12, 2014
Axness: System defies common sense: PSC candidates want oil spill oversight consolidated
BISMARCK — Tyler Axness and Todd Reisenauer, Democratic candidates for the North Dakota Public Service Commission, say too many state agencies investigate oil and gas pipeline spills, causing a “bureaucratic disaster.” They would like to consolidate state oversight over oil...
June 12, 2014 - 11:07pm