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Democrats fail to separate oil promotion from regulation

Over the last several years one of the favorite talking points of North Dakota Democrats is the idea that the state’s oil regulators are a bit too cozy with the oil industry. Specifically the Democrats gripe about the opening words of Chapter 38-08 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the regulation of oil and gas resources. It states: ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

Helms’ job description should be clear The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, Feb. 12, 2015 There’s an effort in the Legislature to take away part of the duties of Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources. To a degree it appears to be a battle over semantics. Sen. Connie Triplett, D-Grand Forks, is the primary sponsor of SB2366 that seeks ...

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