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SD Tribe Says Gov. 'Not Welcome'
She provoked ire when she passed a law targeting protestors of pipeline projects.
May 3rd, 2019
States At Odds Over Oil Train
Proposed legislation requires oil shipped by rail to have more of its volatile gases removed, but not everyone is on board.
May 1st, 2019
State Defends Protest Law
The law allows officials to pursue criminal or civil penalties from demonstrators who encourage violence during a riot.
Apr 22nd, 2019
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Shutdown Affected Bovine TB Case
The source of the disease is still unknown.
Jan 28th, 2019
Tribes Permitted to Challenge Pipeline Study
The tribes contend the Corps has simply rubber-stamped earlier conclusions.
Jan 7th, 2019
Pipeline Developer Slow on Trees
The company must provide 20,000 trees to county soil conservation districts along the pipeline's 359-mile route across North Dakota.
Jan 3rd, 2019
White House Hails China Trade Truce
The question is, what happens at the end of 90 days?
Dec 4th, 2018
Refinery Near National Park Justified
The company says the refinery will be built with modern technology and will be the 'the cleanest refinery on the planet.'
Nov 14th, 2018
ND: Permit for Refinery Near National Park Justified
Meridian maintains the Davis Refinery will be built with modern technology and will be the "the cleanest refinery on the planet."
Nov 14th, 2018
Tribe Challenges Pipeline Study
"The corps has conducted a sham process to arrive at a sham conclusion, for the second time," tribal Chairman Mike Faith said in a statement.
Nov 6th, 2018
Ruling Could Remove Roadblock to Oil Refinery
A North Dakota judge concluded that state regulators don't have a say in the site of an $800 million oil refinery.
Oct 5th, 2018
Opponents of Refinery Question Developer
Meridian says the site will have a capacity of 49,500 barrels per day — which is just below the 50,000-barrel threshold that triggers a state review.
Aug 23rd, 2018