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Hearing set on proposed $20 million Watford City pipeline

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WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators are holding a public hearing in Watford City on a proposed oil pipeline in McKenzie County. The North Dakota Public Service Commission says Sacagawea Pipeline Co. is seeking a permit for a 15-mile-long, 16-inch-diameter crude pipeline and associated facilities. The $20 million Johnson’s Corner Connector Pipeline would have a capacity of 100,000 ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

Pipelines still best approach The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, April 7, 2016 Since the oil boom started the state has worked to increase the number of pipelines moving oil. The state lacked the infrastructure at the beginning to move the product and as a result trucks and trains became prime movers of oil. The Tribune has long supported the construction of ...

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North Dakota to make decision on Dakota Access Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota regulators are slated to consider the approval of the biggest-capacity pipeline proposed to date to move crude from the state’s oil patch. The North Dakota Public Service Commission is slated to decide the permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline on Wednesday. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners wants to build the $3.8 billion, 1,130-mile pipeline to move ...

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North Dakota approves crude oil pipeline beneath big lake

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota regulators have approved a crude oil pipeline that will be built 100 feet beneath the lake bed of Lake Sakakawea, the largest of the six reservoirs on the Missouri River. The three-member Public Service Commission unanimously approved Sacagawea Pipeline Co.’s plan on Tuesday. The company is developing the 70-mile-long, pipeline to move crude from Mountrail ...

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Public hearing planned for proposed North Dakota oil pipeline

STANLEY, N.D. — North Dakota regulators have slated a public hearing in Stanley on a proposed $18 million crude oil pipeline in Mountrail County. The North Dakota Public Service Commission will take testimony Jan. 12 on Sacagawea Pipeline Co.’s permit application for the new 8-mile long, 12-inch diameter crude oil pipeline and associated facilities. The pipeline would transport oil from ...

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Sanders’ grassroots campaign talks energy, Bakken pipeline in Iowa

2016 U.S. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaking at a town meeting. (Image: Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

In a crowded Ericson Library in Boone, Bernie Sanders’ grassroots campaign met with the public to show its support of the Democratic presidential candidate, and rally support against the Bakken pipeline. U.S. Representative Keith Ellison, D-Minn., said Sanders is the right person to help them keep their land and bring more assistance in the future. “We’re picking the Iowa farmer,” ...

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Wanted: A path forward for Sandpiper

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A badly needed pipeline to haul Bakken crude across North Dakota and northern Minnesota was waylaid and cast into uncertainty in September by the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Just three months earlier, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission had issued a “certificate of need” for the project known as Sandpiper. But the commission should have required the completion of an Environmental ...

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Bakken pipeline developer urges faster decision

In this May 9, 2015 file photo, pipes for the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline are stacked at a staging area in Worthing, S.D.

The developer proposing a Bakken crude oil pipeline from North Dakota to Illinois wants Iowa regulators to decide on its hazardous liquid pipeline permit request by early January. That would be consistent with the Iowa Utilities Board’s estimate earlier this year of a decision by December or early January, but faster than the board’s most recent estimate of February. “We ...

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