The North Dakota Industrial Commission is preparing to finalize a package of rules governing pipelines, and neither the oil industry nor landowners are happy.
A conservation group has identified three Midwest wind projects among ten nationally that it says show a need for greater regulation to protect birds.
Todd Melby’s 30-minute documentary, “Black Gold Boom,” focuses on a debate over oil on a western North Dakota Indian reservation and lives of transplanted couples and families.
Polling shows a majority of North Dakotans support tougher restrictions on the flaring of natural gas in Bakken oil fields, but so far legislative efforts to do so have failed to gain traction.
Drilling for oil and gas, which has increased substantially in many parts of the country over the past decade, has impacted millions of acres of agricultural and range land.