STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Legislators OK Funding for Oil Patch
BISMARCK North Dakota lawmakers reached a compromise Wednesday, April 26, on distributing dollars to Oil Patch communities while agreeing to study the funding formula for the top oil cities.
The pro... Posted on 4/26/17 at 4:41 PM
STAFF BLOG SAY ANYTHING BLOG Maybe the Solution for Oil Industry Spill Reporting Is Categories
North Dakota has a problem with the way it reports oil industry spills. Lots and lots of tiny, contained spills are documented by the state and the inclusion of that data in statistical analysis can l... Posted on 1/12/17 at 9:54 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Railroads promise more rail safety money
Railroads carrying hazardous materials across Minnesota came forward Wednesday with a plan to pay more for safer road crossings and training.
"The railroads plan to step forward and assist beyond tha... Posted on 5/5/16 at 8:28 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Sailboat Thoughts for Father's Day
Happy Father's Day -- make it more than a day.
Maybe you own a sailboat, and maybe you don't.
But the beauty of the human imagination -- and fine art -- is that we are free in our minds to sail wher... Posted on 6/17/15 at 11:44 AM
BISMARCK –- As North Dakota sits on billions of dollars in oil tax revenues, Gov. Jack Dalrymple called on state agencies Wednesday to develop hold-even budgets for the 2015-2017 biennium but left the door open to requests for more money to meet growth-related needs.
(CNN) -- The oil and gas industry's injection of wastewater deep into the Earth is "a likely contributing factor" to the 50% increase in Oklahoma earthquakes since October, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
WILLISTON, N.D. - The trafficking of women and girls as young as pre-teens is a growing problem in the Oil Patch, where law enforcement are dealing with a new kind of monster and advocates say resources are lacking.
DICKINSON, N.D. – Hoping to increase public trust of hydraulic fracturing, international oilfield services company Baker Hughes has started the process of disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals it uses in the practice.
Katherine Lymn, Forum News Service, INFORUM
April 27, 2014
TIOGA, N.D. – Cleaning up the more than 20,000 barrels of oil that leaked from a pipeline near here will take at least $11 million and up to two more years, but a health official says the process should allow the land to be farmed again.
Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, INFORUM
April 25, 2014
NOONAN, N.D. — A cleanup crew has removed filter socks that were illegally dumped in an abandoned gas station in a remote corner of northwest North Dakota, and discovered that there was about twice as much waste as initially estimated.
Forum News Service, Jamestown Sun
April 25, 2014
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