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Wayde Schafer

The Great River Energy Coal Creek Station coal plant near the Falkirk mine outside of Underwood, N.D., is the largest power plant in North Dakota   Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
ND coal group welcomes new power plant emissions rule while environmentalist derides industry's 'gift'
August 21, 2018 - 5:20pm
April 10, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after an interview in his office at EPA headquarters in Washington on Oct. 25, 2017. Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg
EPA approves ND application for underground CO2 storage
April 10, 2018 - 5:24pm
February 15, 2016
Letter: Schafer’s view on Clean Power Plan not shared by most North Dakotans
February 15, 2016 - 4:51pm
February 6, 2015
Bill to increase flaring restrictions introduced
February 6, 2015 - 11:07pm
January 17, 2015

Oaks Disposal, an oilfield waste landfill near Lindsay, Mont., is shown on Nov. 17, 2013. The disposal site can accept waste with naturally occurring radioactive material that can’t be disposed of in North Dakota. (FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple)
Public hearing set Tuesday for radioactive waste disposal rules
January 17, 2015 - 3:49pm
December 25, 2014
Press Photo by April Baumgarten 
An oil well pumps crude in front of the Whiting Petroleum Corp. gas plant flare on July 30 south of Belfield.
Forward on flaring? Regulators say state has made progress; others claim it’s not enough
December 25, 2014 - 7:55pm