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BNSF plans to upgrade tanker fleet after accidents

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:40 PM

BNSF Railway Co. said it intends to buy a fleet of 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol in a move that would set a higher benchmark for safety within an industry that's seen multiple major accidents. Full Story

Lawsuits could lead to changes at fish hatcheries

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:38 PM

People on the West Coast have counted on fish hatcheries for more than a century to help rebuild populations of salmon and steelhead decimated by overfishing, logging, mining, agriculture and hydroelectric dams, and bring them to a level where... Full Story

Rent in ND city of Williston exceeds NY, LA

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:37 PM

A national study from an apartment renting guide shows that the North Dakota oil patch city of Williston has the highest average rent in the country. Full Story

Feds: Small Oregon, California fish no longer endangered

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:35 PM

A small fish found in desert creeks of Southern Oregon and Northern California has recovered enough to get off the endangered species list, federal biologists said Wednesday. Full Story

Water bottler faces opposition in California

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Spring water bottler Crystal Geyser's plans to tap an aquifer at the base of Mount Shasta in far Northern California is running into opposition from some residents, environmentalists and Native American tribes. Full Story

U.S. seeks tougher safety standards for farmworkers

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:28 PM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to strengthen 20-year-old standards aimed at protecting farmworkers from toxic pesticides. Full Story

Minnesota grape varieties fuel northern wine industry

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:26 PM

As the Minnesota Grape Growers Association gathers in St. Paul this weekend, a new report shows how far northern winemakers have come. Full Story

Farm Rescue nonprofit adding haying assistance

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:20 PM

A North Dakota-based nonprofit organization that helps farm families in need plant and harvest their crops is branching out into haying assistance. Full Story

Farmers: Obama's drought relief efforts lacking

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Farmers in California's drought-stricken Central Valley said Friday that the financial assistance President Barack Obama is delivering on his visit does not get to the heart of California's long-term water problems. Full Story

Program provides $35 million to help conservation

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:09 PM

The federal government is setting aside $35 million over three years to help landowners conserve wetlands and grasslands in the five-state Prairie Pothole Region. Full Story

Government issues roadmap to banks on marijuana business

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:06 PM

The federal government is giving banks a roadmap for doing business with marijuana sellers. Full Story

California bill seeks warnings on sugary drinks

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:04 PM

California would become the first state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks under a proposal a state lawmaker announced Thursday. Full Story

Feds accuse 2 brothers of purposely spoiling spuds

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Two brothers who operated a North Dakota potato farm are accused in federal court of intentionally spoiling potatoes after the 2006 harvest in order to collect disaster payments. Full Story

Minn. bill to protect against oil derailments

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Recent explosive train derailments involving North Dakota crude have a pair of Minnesota lawmakers proposing steps to safeguard the state's towns and cities. Full Story

LA abuzz about push for urban beekeeping

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Hundreds of beekeepers in Los Angeles have been raising bees in the city's residential areas — but so far, it's illegal. Full Story
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