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Commission On Initiated Measures Is Unconstitutional

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Commission On Initiated Measures Is Unconstitutional By Its Very Existence If the commission wants to follow the constitution, here are three suggestions. This legislative session, a bill was passed that is designed to “fix” the initiated measures process in North Dakota. While there are some things that can be done to that end, the overwhelming sense is that nothing good can ...

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Citizens push for city ordinance to ban fracking waste disposal

FAYETTEVILLE – While acknowledging local permitting for injection wells in Fayette County is a step in the right direction, citizens want the disposal banned through a county-wide ordinance. “We, the people here and of Fayette County, are demanding an ordinance,” said Brandon Richardson. To this date, Danny Webb Construction is operating without a permit and has polluted the soils and ...

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DRC initiates campaign to audit ND gov

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North Dakota environmentalist group The Dakota Resource Council initiated a campaign yesterday in an attempt to gain enough signatures on a petition to conduct a performance audit on the North Dakota Department of Health and the Department of Mineral Resources’ Oil and Gas Division. The group wishes to convince lawmakers that the audit is necessary due to these departments’ failure ...

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Judge: Bluegrass Pipeline developers can’t use eminent domain


Bluegrass Pipeline Co. cannot use eminent domain to take private property for construction of a natural gas liquids pipeline through Kentucky, a Franklin Circuit judge ruled Tuesday. Judge Phillip Shepherd held that the power of eminent domain is “an essential attribute of a sovereign government” that cannot be delegated to a private company such as Bluegrass Pipeline “without a clear ...

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