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April 2, 2018
NRCS touts shrinking wetland determination backlog, but some still see problems
FARGO — In 2012, the North Dakota office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the conservation arm of the U.S. Department of...
April 2, 2018 - 6:08am
January 24, 2018
Federal jury convicts eastern SD farmer of disturbing protected wetlands
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A 61-year-old eastern South Dakota farmer has been found guilty by a federal jury of disturbing protected wetlands. Kevin...
January 24, 2018 - 3:31pm
October 31, 2017
Crops continue to eat up Great Plains grassland
FARGO — Dwindling grassland remnants in the Great Plains continued their decline last year with the loss of 2.5 million acres consumed...
October 31, 2017 - 5:16pm
August 13, 2016
Conservation service tackles backlog of wetland determinations
BISMARCK—When crop prices went sky high, Hurdsfield farmer Chad Weckerly wanted to add drain tile to aid in ridding his fields of excess...
August 13, 2016 - 6:26pm
May 31, 2016
U.S. top court rules for North Dakota property owner in wetland permit case
WASHINGTON -- A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that property owners can challenge the federal government in court over the need for costly permits under a water protection law in a case involving a company's plans for a Minnesota peat mine.
May 31, 2016 - 9:48am
June 5, 2015
Oil leak affects wetland in Renville County
MOHALL – An equipment malfunction caused about 63 gallons of oil and 42 gallons of brine to leak and affect a nearby wetland, the North Dakota Department of Health said Friday. The incident occurred Wednesday at a well site owned by Murex Petroleum about 15 miles north of Mohall...
June 5, 2015 - 11:28pm
May 18, 2015
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 waters with no intention of releasing them to the public. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., released maps Wednesday that showed an inventory of...
May 18, 2015 - 3:03pm
September 25, 2014
Leier: Keeping out aquatic trouble in ND
Throughout the fall season, and honestly in about any discussion on the future of hunting, habitat and wildlife populations, you’ll read, see...
September 25, 2014 - 12:40am
September 6, 2014
Ducks Unlimited needs state approval for wetland purchase
GRAND FORKS — A conservation organization that has not had the best of luck purchasing land will appear before a state committee Monday to pitch its proposal to buy 160 acres in Grand Forks County. Ducks Unlimited, a nonprofit group that promotes waterfowl and wetland conservation,...
September 6, 2014 - 12:00am
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
June 7, 2014
Brine spill reported at Bottineau County injection well site
BOTTINEAU — A spill at an injection well site owned by Denbury Onshore in Bottineau County released about 1,000 barrels, or 42,000 gallons, of brine, the North Dakota Department of Health said. A failed pipe fitting caused the spill, the department said. About 100 barrels, or 4,200...
June 7, 2014 - 12:01am
May 22, 2014
Federal ag spending for 2015 passes committee: Funds would give millions to US producers
A U.S. Senate committee has approved millions in funding for initiatives benefiting North Dakota farmers in 2015. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture negotiated its federal spending plan for the next fiscal year, which passed through the main committee on Wednesday. Sen....
May 22, 2014 - 11:05pm
February 25, 2014
City leaders consider wetlands park near Hills Shopping Center: Developer pitches idea to preserve wildlife
Dickinson is growing and new developments are taking over old farm and pasture land, leaving less space for wildlife. So when a large patch...
February 25, 2014 - 11:45pm
October 16, 2013
ND ag dept sets up wetland credits database
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has activated an online service to connect farmers and ranchers needing wetland credits with agricultural landowners who have available wetlands. Under the Wetland Conservation Act, a farmer can't drain or reduce a...
October 16, 2013 - 11:58am
September 12, 2013
SDSU scientist finds vast areas of prairie being drained
BROOKINGS, S.D. -- The prairie pothole region of the eastern Dakotas is losing wetlands at a rate up to 15,000 acres a year, according to research that raises questions about the impacts of expanded row-crop production on wildlife and water quality. Carol Johnston, a wetlands and...
September 12, 2013 - 12:01am