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Dayton orders swifter inspections of oil rail routes

posted on October 23, 2015 at 4:46 PM

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton asked state railroad inspectors Thursday to speed up safety inspections of tracks where more oil cars are moving through Full Story

Minnesota takes North Dakota coal fight to appeals court

posted on October 23, 2015 at 3:35 PM

A three-judge federal appeals panel posed tough questions as the states of North Dakota and Minnesota faced off in a legal battle over regulating coal-generated electricity. Full Story

Energy, Agriculture and Trade downturn slows Mid-American economy

posted on October 9, 2015 at 4:34 PM

Energy, Agriculture and Trade downturn slows Mid-American economy
A declining energy and agriculture sector have pulled down the Midwestern economy according to one academic who tracks the region’s financial health. Full Story

North Dakota Oil Spill Cleanup Slowed by Lack of Natural Gas

posted on September 11, 2015 at 2:55 PM

The cleanup of a massive 2013 oil spill in northwestern North Dakota is being hampered by a lack of natural gas needed to power special equipment that cooks hydrocarbons from crude-soaked soil, a state regulator said. Full Story

EPA: Clean Water Rule in Effect Despite Court Ruling

posted on August 28, 2015 at 5:05 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. Full Story

Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterways

posted on August 27, 2015 at 4:22 PM

A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways. Full Story

CHS Inc. pulls plug on planned $3 billion fertilizer plant

posted on August 14, 2015 at 1:13 PM

Minnesota-based CHS Inc. said Wednesday it will not move forward with a planned $3 billion fertilizer plant in southeastern North Dakota. Full Story

13 states want judge to block new federal water rule

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:29 AM

Thirteen states led by North Dakota are asking a federal judge in Bismarck to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Full Story

ND regulators holding work session on proposed pipeline

posted on July 24, 2015 at 2:13 PM

North Dakota's Public Service Commission is holding an informal work session on a $3.8 million pipeline from western North Dakota to Illinois. Full Story

35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

posted on July 17, 2015 at 3:54 PM

Three tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling crude from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, the latest in a series of wrecks raising concerns across the U.S. and Canada, authorities said Friday. Full Story

Fewer passenger, freight rail delays due to drilling decline

posted on July 17, 2015 at 3:48 PM

Officials say delays in Amtrak service and agricultural product shipping have eased across the Upper Midwest in part because weak oil prices have prompted a drilling slowdown in North Dakota. Full Story

U.S. officials revive oil train safety order after complaints

posted on May 29, 2015 at 4:27 PM

U.S. transportation officials are extending an order for railroads to notify states about shipments of hazardous crude oil shipments. Full Story

Market to Market (May 8, 2015)

posted on May 8, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Market to Market (May 8, 2015)
Full Program: Nearly two dozen tornadoes rip through the Great Plains, but farmers still make progress in an annual rite of spring. Hours after authorities unveil new safety guidelines, another rail disaster fueled by Bakken Crude lights up the North Dakota... Full Story

Official: 'Significant' 63K-gallon Brine Spill Reaches Lake

posted on May 8, 2015 at 4:42 PM

A state Department of Health official says about 63,000 gallons of saltwater have leaked from a pipeline in northwest North Dakota and that some has reached a lake via a tributary. Full Story

Following New Regulations, Another Bakken Oil Train Derails

posted on May 8, 2015 at 3:16 PM

Following New Regulations, Another Bakken Oil Train Derails
Faulty axles on a train carrying grain are getting the majority of the blame for a December 2013 derailment in Cassleton, North Dakota. Full Story
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