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Letter: Our government and its imbalance of powers
Holten: Leading the vitamin charge
Fabian G. Zimmerman
David "Hutch" Hutchings
March 14, 2015
Letter: Oil and other hazardous materials spills
What is the main reason that causes these environmental and dangerous accidents, which are preventable? Why do tanker cars leave the railroad track? If they stayed on the tracks, there would be no oil spill and no accidents. Who’s responsible for the safety of and maintenance of...
opinion / letters
March 14, 2015 - 10:38pm
Disaster planners: Emergency managers play a key role in preventing tragedies
When disaster strikes, recollections of ear-splitting sirens and images of white-blue flashing lights come to mind. But in addition to first...
News / local
March 14, 2015 - 6:35pm
February 5, 2015
Dems want audit for oil regulators, health dept.
BISMARCK — Landowners and Democratic lawmakers urged a committee Thursday to support a bill that would require performance audits of two state agencies with leading regulatory roles for oil and gas development in North Dakota. House Bill 1259 would require performance audits within...
News / legislature
February 5, 2015 - 11:44pm
January 29, 2015
Democrat introduces oil penalties legislation
BISMARCK — A bill introduced by a Democratic legislator would require elected officials to sign off before fines levied against oil and gas companies are reduced. Senate Bill 2342 from state Sen. Tyler Axness of Fargo would require the North Dakota Industrial Commission to vote...
News / legislature
January 29, 2015 - 10:18pm
January 28, 2015
Spills have lawmakers looking for answers
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission called Wednesday for better monitoring of pipelines and higher standards for those that cross...
Energy / Bakken
January 28, 2015 - 10:06pm
December 9, 2014
Other side of the boom: Landowners say state bowing to oil
ANTLER — As state officials met in Bismarck to approve new oil conditioning standards and to discuss the drop in crude oil prices, landowners...
December 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
October 3, 2014
After the oil spill: A year later, landowners trying to ‘go with the flow’ on Tioga cleanup
TIOGA — On Monday, Patty Jensen delivered a treat to the workers doing the cleanup on the site of one of North Dakota’s largest oil spills. For...
Energy / oil
October 3, 2014 - 10:10pm
September 15, 2014
Frac water, oil spills in Mountrail County
BISMARCK – Water used for hydraulic fracturing and oil overflowed a tank in northwest North Dakota. Oasis Petroleum reported to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division that three barrels of oil and 500 barrels of frac water was released and contained at a well site 11 miles northeast...
Energy / Bakken
September 15, 2014 - 3:28pm
October 31, 2013
N.D. plans website to alert public about hazardous spills
BISMARCK — After meeting with North Dakota legislators Thursday, a state Department of Health official said more transparency about hazardous spills is on the way. During a meeting at the state Capitol in Bismarck, Dave Glatt told members of the Legislature’s Energy...
Energy / oil
October 31, 2013 - 1:41pm
April 21, 2011
Officials: Oil companies ignored warnings
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota regulators say some oil companies may have ignored their warnings to protect oil waste pits from spring flooding and failed to take action that could have prevented some of nearly three dozen spills in recent weeks. Thirty-two waste ponds -- each about...
News / oil
April 21, 2011 - 12:00am