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Activists call for probe into state’s oil industry regulation, waste handling

Activists call for probe into state’s oil industry regulation, waste handling

BISMARCK, N.D. – Environmental activists called Friday for a state investigation into what they say is North Dakota’s failure to enforce state rules and regulations for the oil industry as identified in a New York Times report last weekend.

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N.D. slashes $800K fine to $20K for company linked to oilfield waste

N.D. slashes $800K fine to $20K for company linked to oilfield waste

BISMARCK, N.D. — A company linked to the illegal stockpiling of oilfield waste inside an abandoned gas station in northwest North Dakota has reached a deal with state regulators that slashed the proposed $800,000 fine to $20,000, upsetting so…

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Will lame duck Congress pass Montana wilderness, logging bills?

Will lame duck Congress pass Montana wilderness, logging bills?

MISSOULA — In the lame-duck weeks of December 2010, Sen. Jon Tester tried to get his Forest Jobs and Recreation Act attached to any must-pass legislation likely to make it out of Congress before the end of the year.

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