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PSC sets hearings for proposed Stark County wind farm

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

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission has slated public hearings on a proposed wind farm and associated electric transmission line in Stark County. The PSC has set the meetings for March 30 in Dickinson. Brady Wind LLC has submitted applications for project that includes 87 wind turbines and a 19-mile transmission line south of Dickinson. The company ...

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PSC sets hearings for proposed wind farm in Stark County

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission has slated public hearings on a proposed wind farm and associated electric transmission line in Stark County. The PSC has set the meetings for March 2 in Dickinson. Brady Wind LLC has submitted applications for project that includes 87 wind turbines and a 19-mile transmission line south of Dickinson. The company ...

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Ohio is poised to set records for volumes of drilling wastes going into injection wells

Injection well used to dispose of oil field wastewater. (Image: Faces of Fracking via Flickr)

Ohio is on track to end 2015 with a record volume of drilling wastes going into the state’s injection wells. Through nine months, Ohio’s 211 injection wells have taken in 20.0 million barrels of wastes, according to activist Teresa Mills of the Buckeye Forest Council who compiled the data from Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ records. That’s enough to fill ...

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1 more case of rare infectious disease confirmed in ND

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota health officials have confirmed one more case of tularemia, a rare infectious disease that humans can catch from animals and insects. Laura Cronquist with the Health Department tells the Minot Daily News that the case was confirmed in Stark County. Tularemia symptoms in humans vary depending on how the infection was acquired. They include fever, ...

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Public hearing scheduled for Bakken pipeline

Next week the North Dakota Public Service Commission will host a public hearing regarding a proposed Bakken crude oil pipeline in Billings and Stark counties, reports the Forum News Service. The $10.4 million project, proposed by Bridger Pipeline LLC, would involve the construction of a new 15-mile crude oil pipeline. Running parallel to an existing Bridger owned and operated pipeline, ...

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Kinder Morgan planning two natural gas liquids pipelines across northern Ohio

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Texas-based Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP says it intends to add a second 12-inch pipeline to its previously announced plan to ship petroleum-based liquids through northern Ohio. The additional line would transport natural gasoline. The lines, dubbed Utica to Ontario Pipeline Access (UTOPIA) West and UTOPIA East, would run side by side along a 240-mile route from Harrison County through ...

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Areas in western North Dakota among nation’s fastest-growing

BISMARCK, N.D. — Cities and counties in the western North Dakota oil patch continue to be among the fastest-growing areas in the country. The U.S. Census Bureau says that between 2013 and 2014, Williston and Dickinson were the fastest-growing micropolitan areas in the country. A micropolitan area is an entity with between 10,000 and 50,000 people. By percentage, Williams County ...

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Dakota Prairie Refining to delay production

Commercial production of diesel fuel and other products at Dakota Prairie Refining LLC in North Dakota has been delayed until the second quarter of this year, according to a report by the Oil and Gas Journal. The refining facility, a joint venture between Bismarck-based MDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE: MDU) and Indianapolis-based Calumet Specialty Producers Partners LP (NASDAQ: CLMT), was originally ...

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Initial Nexus pipeline paperwork submitted to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Initial paperwork for a new $2 billion Utica Shale natural gas pipeline that would run through Summit, Stark, Medina and Wayne counties has been filed with a federal agency. The request for the Nexus Pipeline was filed on Dec. 30 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that must approve the new interstate pipeline. The request was filed by Houston-based Nexus ...

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Federal agency to hold meeting in Stark County to discuss huge Rover Pipeline project

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting Thursday in Stark County to discuss the proposed $4.4 billion Rover Pipeline that would carry natural gas across northern Ohio. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Fairless High School, 11885 Navarre Road SW (U.S. Route 62). It is one of 10 meetings scheduled in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia ...

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