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Trump launches reelection bid amid turbulent time for the White House
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Trump's $16 billion farm bailout criticized at the WTO
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Port: North Dakota Democratic party: 'Coal is no longer a viable source of energy'
The U.S. becomes top oil producer globally -- The economic and educational cost of oil in the Bakken
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
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Methodists' stance on homosexuality divides the church
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April 23, 2019
Burgum signs bill allocating up to $5M per biennium to energy research
GRAND FORKS — Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill Tuesday, April 23, that will give exploratory research dollars to the Energy and Environmental...
April 23, 2019 - 5:50pm
December 17, 2018
Changing mission: EERC seeks to find solutions to energy, environmental issues
GRAND FORKS — As the “braintrust of the Bakken,” the Energy and Environment Research Center is leading research aimed at reducing North...
December 17, 2018 - 6:00am
September 6, 2018
UND research could reduce CO2 emissions, increase oil output
GRAND FORKS — Researchers at the Energy and Environmental Research Center will study ways carbon dioxide can help with oil extraction thanks...
September 6, 2018 - 5:59pm
April 7, 2018
UND researchers seek key to lower-energy ammonia production
GRAND FORKS—Ammonia might be something of an unsung hero when it comes to feeding the masses. The substance—a compound of nitrogen...
April 7, 2018 - 2:40pm
September 22, 2016
Judge dismisses ex-EERC leader's wrongful termination lawsuit
FARGO — A $2.9 million wrongful termination lawsuit filed by the former director of the University of North Dakota's Energy and Environmental...
September 22, 2016 - 5:40pm
August 18, 2016
UND president Kennedy works to be collaborative in budget process
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy told the North Dakota Legislature's Interim Higher Education Committee that UND is continuing to work collaboratively on both the university and the athletics budget. Kennedy put the athletics department on...
August 18, 2016 - 11:42pm
March 4, 2016
Proposed borehole project draws concern from water districts
BISMARCK -- While the Energy and Environmental Research Center continues to evaluate its options for drilling an experimental borehole to test deep rock for nuclear waste storage, a joint meeting of water districts plans to take up petitions against it. When the Upper and Lower Sheyenne...
March 4, 2016 - 9:18pm
February 29, 2016
In slump, oil firms turn to labs, data centers for help
GRAND FORKS -- In a basement lab of a North Dakota research center, Beth Kurz and an assistant are peering through a scanning electron microscope, studying samples from the state's vast Bakken shale oil formation. Kurz, a hydrogeologist, is part of a team, which looks at using carbon...
February 29, 2016 - 1:10pm
August 19, 2015
EERC sees some financial improvement, chips away at deficit
By Anna Burleson Forum News Service GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota's Energy and Environmental Research Center brought in more awarded-contract dollars last year and its deficit shrunk. During the fiscal year that ended June 30, the EERC received $28.4 million in...
August 19, 2015 - 9:24pm
June 21, 2015
Our View: Inaccurate satellite images help show real Oil Patch picture
More than two years ago, a video from NASA made the rounds on the Internet showcasing beautiful satellite images of Earth. Dozens of areas around the globe were seen from space and, in many ways, the video was mesmerizing. One particular area, however, caught everyone’s attention....
June 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 23, 2014
UND’s Energy, environment research facility names director
GRAND FORKS — Tom Erickson had been named director of the Energy and Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota. Erickson served as acting and then interim director after former Director Gerald Groenewold was placed on administrative leave in May and subsequently...
October 23, 2014 - 11:16pm
October 17, 2014
EERC deficit reduction plan approved by board
BISMARCK — A North Dakota Board of Higher Education committee approved Friday a plan to reduce the Energy and Environmental Research Center’s deficit. The center, which is a part of the University of North Dakota and mainly works with private companies, posted a deficit fund...
October 17, 2014 - 11:30pm
September 13, 2014
Report recommends closer EERC tie to UND: Fired director guarded facility’s independence
GRAND FORKS — A consulting firm is recommending the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center become a more integrated part of the university after the school fired the center’s director, who fought for the center’s independence for decades. The...
September 13, 2014 - 4:28pm
July 12, 2014
Interim director of UND research center named
GRAND FORKS — Tom Erickson has been named interim director at the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center. Erickson has been acting director since former director Gerald Groenewold was put on leave May 5 and subsequently fired. Erickson has worked...
July 12, 2014 - 12:12am
June 26, 2014
Hostile workplace: Interviewed EERC employees describe bullying, abuse by director
GRAND FORKS — Working at the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center meant dealing with former Director Gerald Groenewold’s fits of rage, bullying and animosity toward UND, according to more than a dozen employees interviewed by a law firm hired...
June 26, 2014 - 10:46pm