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February 17, 2017
Senate confirms Trump's EPA pick as White House targets regulation
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, Feb. 17, over...
February 17, 2017 - 1:17pm
February 7, 2017
Watchdog group sues Trump EPA pick to disclose contact with energy companies
WASHINGTON — A media watchdog group is suing to force President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency to release...
February 7, 2017 - 9:34am
February 1, 2017
Senate delays vote on Trump EPA pick after Democrats boycott
WASHINGTON—Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday, Feb. 1, delayed a committee vote on President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental...
February 1, 2017 - 11:47am
December 13, 2016
Oil pipeline spill reported last week near Belfield, ND, estimated at 176,000 gallons
BELFIELD, N.D. – Belle Fourche Pipeline Co. estimates that 130,200 gallons of oil spilled into a tributary of the Little Missouri River last...
December 13, 2016 - 10:33am
November 15, 2016
Trump looks to Bush-era for new head of U.S. environmental agency
WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's short-list of contenders to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes two current energy industry lobbyists who held leading roles there under Republican President George W. Bush, according to two sources with...
November 15, 2016 - 1:28pm
October 21, 2016
More than 100 people treated after chemical accident in northeastern Kansas
ATCHISON, Kansas (Reuters) - More than 100 people were treated for respiratory problems after a chemical spill at an MGP Ingredients Inc facility...
October 21, 2016 - 10:30pm
August 18, 2016
Justice Department sues Harley-Davidson for environmental violations
Aug 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has sued Harley-Davidson Inc for allegedly violating environmental laws, court filings showed...
August 18, 2016 - 10:00am
July 22, 2015
Lueck, Heintzeman among 12 rural legislators challenging EPA authority
ST. PAUL - Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, and 10 other House members from greater Minnesota are challenging the federal Environmental Protection Agency's new rulemaking authority over "navigable" waterways in the state. The group has sent a letter to state...
July 22, 2015 - 7:47pm
November 6, 2014
Clean Power Plan poses risks to electricity reliability
LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan could harm the reliability of the power grid and may need to be modified before it is finalized. In an initial review released on Wednesday, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation...
November 6, 2014 - 10:26am
October 20, 2014
Nolan's out of touch
An important bill to block a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was recently approved by the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. EPA's 88-page proposal is widely considered one of the biggest federal power grabs ever. The adverse economic and social...
October 20, 2014 - 5:27pm
July 21, 2014
EPA wetlands rule sparks worries of federal intrusion
Farmers are fuming over a proposed federal rule change in how wetlands and other waters are protected. Under current Clean Water Act rules, if farmers follow proper farming practices, they don't need permits for projects like cleaning a drainage ditch. After two Supreme Court...
July 21, 2014 - 2:05pm
June 18, 2014
Permits may be needed for ditches in the future
LAKE SHORE – Proposed federal regulations could require counties and other local governments to obtain Environmental Protection Agency or Army Corps of Engineers permits for road or farm field ditches in the future. Cass County Board at Tuesday night's regular board meeting in...
June 18, 2014 - 11:59pm
June 6, 2014
Clean energy alternatives
As a sportsman and a wildlife ecologist, I’m excited to see the Environmental Protection Agency setting the first ever national limits on climate-disrupting carbon pollution. With global warming already reducing big game populations, stressing coldwater fish, and threatening waterfowl...
June 6, 2014 - 9:11pm