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Dakota Resource Council
September 11, 2018
Two judges side with Meridian on Davis Refinery complaints
BISMARCK — Two judges sided with Meridian Energy this week on legal challenges related to the Davis Refinery being built near Theodore...
September 11, 2018 - 5:58pm
June 13, 2018
Davis Refinery permit approved, Meridian faces potential appeals
BISMARCK—An air quality permit has been issued for an oil refinery that has drawn opposition for its proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Wednesday, June 13. But Meridian Energy is facing potential appeals or legal challenges...
June 13, 2018 - 6:47pm
July 26, 2016
Judge says he won't dismiss illegal radioactive waste meeting lawsuit
BISMARCK—A district court judge said Monday he won't dismiss a suit against the North Dakota Health Council for holding an illegal public...
July 26, 2016 - 10:02pm
June 3, 2016
Measure 1 vote on corporate farming nears
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota agriculturalists are clashing over a proposal, known as Measure 1, that would weaken the state's longstanding ban on corporate farming Now, with a statewide vote nearing, a leading farm organization that opposes the ban has filed a lawsuit to overturn it...
June 3, 2016 - 4:56pm
Dakota Resource Council schedules public meeting on radioactive waste landfills
ALEXANDER – The Dakota Resource Council is hosting a public information meeting next week in Alexander on radioactive waste landfills. The meeting is at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Alexander City Hall, 112 Manning Ave. McKenzie County Commissioners and Planning and Zoning board...
May 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 12, 2016
Proposed public input rule catches more ire
Mark Trechock, the former executive director of the Dakota Resource Council, used the word "ashamed" Tuesday when giving his testimony against...
April 12, 2016 - 6:32pm
January 26, 2016
Proposed hog farm ignites corporate farming debate, Issue headed for June primary ballot test
FARGO -- The 9,000-hog farm planned in rural Cass County is allowed under current laws, but advocates contend large livestock operations will mushroom unless voters reject newly passed exemptions in a law restricting corporate farming. Pipestone Holdings' Rolling Green Family Farms...
January 26, 2016 - 6:00am
January 21, 2016
Trickling away: Multiple voices express concern over lost gas on federal lands
An environmental organization, western North Dakota Native Americans and a taxpayer watchdog group are all calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to create stricter rules for capturing natural gas during oil production on federal and tribal lands. The BLM is expected to soon...
January 21, 2016 - 8:23pm
October 2, 2015
Groups ask for attorney general’s opinion regarding open meeting law violation
Two groups concerned with the process in which the North Dakota Health Council used during an open meeting law on Aug. 11 in Bismarck, have requested an opinion from Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Friday afternoon regarding the matter. Representatives from Dakota Resource...
October 2, 2015 - 9:57pm
September 21, 2015
North Dakota groups urge regulators to enforce flaring policy, not extend it
BISMARCK – Activist groups urged North Dakota regulators on Monday to “get tough” with the oil industry and deny its request to relax the...
September 21, 2015 - 6:22pm
September 1, 2015
Dakota Resource Council questions timing on radioactive waste meeting
BISMARCK -- Two environmental watchdog groups want the State Health Department to show when a meeting last month on new radioactive rules for oil and gas waste was scheduled. The North Dakota Energy Industry Waste Coalition and the Dakota Resource Council have made an open records...
September 1, 2015 - 7:35pm
August 21, 2015
Kubik: Today, toxic waste; tomorrow, Superfund designation
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s oil industry watchdog group, the Dakota Resource Council, reacted swiftly to news that the North Dakota Department...
August 21, 2015 - 6:55pm
March 13, 2015
Poll finds support for tougher flaring rules in North Dakota
BISMARCK — A North Dakota poll commissioned by two environmental watchdog groups finds that a majority of residents wants more stringent rules for flaring natural gas from oil wells. The Dakota Resource Council and the Dacotah Chapter of the Sierra Club hired the Social Science...
March 13, 2015 - 1:09pm
February 23, 2015
Other Views: DRC’s credibility on the line
The response by the Dakota Resource Council to an oil train wreck in West Virginia is so over the top it further erodes the credibility of an organization that is increasingly credibility-challenged. The DRC said the train derailment and explosion in West Virginia is North Dakota’s...
February 23, 2015 - 5:51pm
Other Views: Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
It’s easy to dismiss the Dakota Resource Council when it claims North Dakota isn’t doing enough to prevent oil trains from exploding. After all, the council is an environmental group, and its hostility to fossil fuels in general and extensive drilling in North Dakota in particular...
February 23, 2015 - 5:50pm