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ND synthetic gas plant to resume production

Great Plains Synfuels Plant

Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:51 pm Updated: 2:15 pm, Wed Jul 3, 2013. ND synthetic gas plant to resume production Associated Press | BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Great Plains Synfuels Plant in western North Dakota is expected to restart this week after production was halted a month for maintenance work. Bismarck-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative says its plant ...

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Tensions build around ND boomtown’s housing crisis

Developers of the proposed Bakken Village imagine a hamlet emerging from the western North Dakota grasslands, a modern-day version of the famed 1950s-era planned community, Levittown, N.Y., or one of Henry Ford’s company towns. The Bakken Village’s logo sets a carefully balanced scene on the developer’s plot of land northeast of Williston, N.D. Stalks of wheat flank an oil derrick. ...

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This Is Your Town on Fracking

Not long ago I found myself stranded in Williston, North Dakota. You might have heard of it. Despite being the eighth-largest city in the 48th most-populous state, Williston has won some infamy in recent years. It’s at the center of an oil boom that’s likely to make the United States a net exporter of fossil fuels in just a few ...

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