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What are the long term effects of the Dakota Access showdown?

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The standoff at the site of the Dakota Access pipeline is still fresh. It represents a moment in North Dakota history that won’t easily fade. The manner in which the situation played out could have farther reaching impacts than we ever thought possible. Hart Energy’s Political Sidetrack Podcast features Troy Eid, an experienced attorney on Native American consultations for energy and ...

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$250 million wind farm dedicated in northern North Dakota

The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold hearings regarding the proposed Stark County wind farm. (Image: Duke Energy via Flickr)

ROLLA, N.D. (AP) — Officials have dedicated a $250 million wind farm in northern North Dakota that was more than a dozen years in the making. Xcel Energy’s Border Winds Farm north of Rolla has 75 turbines spread across 30 square miles of farmland. It employs 11 people and can produce 150 megawatts of electricity — enough to power more than 78,000 ...

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Federal officials want more study of North Dakota wind farm

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BISMARCK, N.D. — The federal Fish and Wildlife Service says more study is needed on how a $175 million wind farm in north-central North Dakota could impact bald eagles. North Dakota Public Service Commission members signaled approval Tuesday on the 59-tubine, 100 megawatt wind farm proposed near the town of Rolette. The federal Fish and Wildlife Service says there are ...

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Top 5 Bakken stories of the week

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Just in case you missed them, here are the top headlines from Bakken.com for the week of October 25th through the 31st. Happy Halloween! 5. North Dakota energy: Big brother, dirty air, and oil exports It’s North Dakota’s energy industry versus the federal government and low oil prices, but state and federal officials are confident that despite mounting regulations and ...

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Representatives travel over 5,000 miles from Moldova to visit ND

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Delegates from Moldova will spend a week learning about North Dakota’s energy sources this month. The delegates will meet with the North Dakota Department of Commerce and Public Service Commission to learn about policy making, as well as tour the Blue Flint Ethanol Plant, Wilton Wind Farm and the North Dakota State University Extension Service’s sugar beet biomass research facilities ...

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United Tribes Tribal Leaders Summit to include energy session

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of North Dakota’s tribal nations are holding their annual conference in Bismarck. The agenda for the 17th annual United Tribes Tribal Leaders Summit Wednesday through Friday includes sessions about energy, education, public safety, health care, economic development, the environment and housing. The event also is paying tribute to a conference in Bismarck 50 years ago ...

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