Tag Archives: North Dakota

Dickinson (ND) Press Fracking Editorial

In a Sunday editorial, Jennifer McBride, Managing Editor of the Dickinson Press in southwestern North Dakota, called for “drastic action” if a new EPA drinking water safety study shows that hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) puts drinking water at risk. ¬†She writes: … Continue reading

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South Heart Coal-to-Hydrogen Plant Letter of Intent

Update! It turns out that South Heart Energy Development LLC (SHED) filed its PSC letter of intent for a coal-to-hydrogen plant at South Heart on Dec. 13, 2010 (filestamped December 16, 2010). The letter notifies the ND Public Service Commission … Continue reading

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Congressional Natural Gas Caucus to Salazar: Back Off on Fracking Regs

According to The Hill, 32 lawmakers have written to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar urging his department to hold off on regulation of hydraulic fracturing until more safety studies can be done. EPA is currently studying fracking impacts in response to … Continue reading

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Movements in the North Dakota Coalfields

Last week while many of us were working off the effects of too many cookies, the State of North Dakota and its ever-vigilant lignite coal industry were advancing new lignite mine and liquid coal projects. For the fourth time, Great … Continue reading

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Fracking: A Report from the You Won’t Believe This Department

A few months ago Plains Justice’s Tar Sands Pipelines blog reported on the many rock-your-world chemicals used to dilute tar sands bitumen in high pressure pipelines running here, there and everywhere across the U.S. Lest you think that Canadians have … Continue reading

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