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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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
February 24, 2014
ND should take stand on illegal waste, officials say
WATFORD CITY — Officials here are calling on the state to take action after a stockpile of oilfield waste was discovered in rural McKenzie...
February 24, 2014 - 10:32pm
July 19, 2013
Environmental groups take oil waste concerns to state health officials
BISMARCK - Two environmental groups say the amount of radioactive material around the Oil Patch is at a threatening level and only increasing as the state lags in enforcing environmental regulations. The newly formed Energy Industry Waste Coalition and the Dakota Resource Council,...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 16, 2013
McLean County Commission rejects oil industry landfill
WASHBURN -- McLean County commissioners on Tuesday rejected a plan to accept oil industry waste into a landfill previously used for coal ash. Great River Energy, which operates the Coal Creek Station power plant, had requested a permit to upgrade the landfill to accept waste produced...
July 16, 2013 - 6:08pm
June 13, 2013
Oil field waste may bite the dust
WATFORD CITY -- What is now considered oil field waste could be reused as an affordable way to control dust on western North Dakota roads, officials...
June 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
Health Dept., engineers: Oil field waste landfill safe
MEDORA -- A proposed project to construct a giant oil field special waste landfill in Billings County is inching toward the end zone, but Ruth...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
January 5, 2013
Oil waste landfill near Fairfield uncontested so far
Billings County could be home to an oil field special waste landfill site that could house a waste pit the equivalent size of about 60 football...
January 5, 2013 - 12:00am
September 20, 2012
Oil exec in Stark County Court for frack water disposal practices
Oil executive Nathan Garber made an initial appearance at the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson on Wednesday on charges that he illegally...
September 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 21, 2012
Industrial Commission approves Hettinger County salt water disposal well
BISMARCK -- A proposed salt water disposal well has been approved in rural Hettinger County, but a state regulator says he doesn't expect it will be used right away. North Dakota's Industrial Commission voted Tuesday to grant a permit to drill the well northwest of New England....
August 21, 2012 - 10:09am
July 12, 2012
Proposed oil waste landfill near Dodge is shelved
DODGE (AP) -- A Bismarck company withdrew its permit application to build an oil field waste landfill near Dodge after residents complained about the possible negative impact on the community. Waste Solutions LLP withdrew its application to Dunn County's Planning and Zoning Board...
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
March 17, 2012
More people equals more trash: Solid waste workshops to be held in North Dakota
One organization is reminding residents about proper solid waste disposal and management in preparation for more people coming to the area, officials...
March 17, 2012 - 12:00am
March 10, 2012
Letter: Dickinson needs recycling program
Hurrah for The Dickinson Press to help our citizens recycle newspapers! As we fill and expand lots with housing, businesses and all the ancillary building, refuse increases and much of it can and should be recycled. Recent studies show our landfills will need to be enlarged by...
March 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 4, 2012
Clean up or pack up: Request to Stark County Zoning Board to build natural gas facility tabled until old oil pit sites are reclaimed
A major oil player needs to "get his act together" before he can build a natural gas processing facility near Patterson Lake, said Jay Elkin,...
March 4, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Oil waste facility near Belfield put on hold
Despite its initial goal to change zoning restrictions, an Oklahoma company interested in building an oil waste facility near Belfield requested...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 28, 2012
Oklahoma company interested in oil waste 'filings' site outside of Belfield
Stark County could see an oil waste treatment facility up and running "this year sometime," Stark County Zoning Commission Chairman Russ Hoff said Monday. Location Service Inc., Edmond, Okla., will present project ideas during Thursday's hearing to amend the Stark County Zoning Ordinance. Location...
February 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 3, 2012
Oil waste permit up for Billings County approval
MEDORA -- Between 80 and 100 acres of land off of Highway 85 north of Fairfield could be used for an oil and gas waste disposal site in about a year if local and state officials approve, John McCain, vice president and senior engineer of Carlson McCain, said during a Billings County...
February 3, 2012 - 12:00am