Category Archives: North Dakota

Plains Justice Recruiting New Board Members

As our founding board members are gradually replaced (and remembered with fond gratitude!), Plains Justice is looking to expand representation across our region by actively recruiting Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota board members.  If you or someone you know … Continue reading

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New Keystone XL Article

Plains Justice President Carrie La Seur has a new Keystone XL article on Grist.org, noting the many unresolved issues raised by Plains Justice’s 2010 pipeline safety reports.  In light of the recent Yellowstone River spill, these issues are more urgent … Continue reading

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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 (ND) Informal Conference June 28, 7pm in Dickinson

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Stark County, ND: Tough on Solar, Lenient on Coal?

Beth Hurt of South Heart wrote this letter to the editor of the Dickinson Press recently to point out the inconsistency of recent Stark County (ND) Commission decisions on rezoning for expansion of Solar Bee, which manufactures “award-winning and patented … 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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South Heart (ND) Mine: Bait and Switch?

Published in the Dickinson Press on Dec. 21 (although not available online): Subject: LTE: Commissioners should clarify mine rezone decision In reading the recent article about Great Northern Power Development’s mining permit being returned as deficient, I noticed there was … Continue reading

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