Ag Commissioner Goehring in DC Discussing Ag Issues

— Official News Release Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading state agriculture officials gathered at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Winter Policy Conference this past week to discuss agriculture issues including pollinators, mediation, rail transportation, trade with Cuba, food safety, antimicrobial resistance and agriculture literacy. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring,

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Read Governor Dalrymple’s Official Comments on ‘Waters of the U.S.’ on Behalf of North Dakota

Governor Dalrymple issued his official comments to the E.P.A. on behalf of the State of North Dakota and its acting agencies on the proposed ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule. Read the full comments below.

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400 Barrel Fracking Water Spill in Bowman County

— Official News Release, ND Dept. of Health — BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has been notified of a 400 barrel spill of water used for enhanced oil recovery at a well owned by Denbury Onshore in Bowman County approximately six miles south of Marmarth. The spill reached an unnamed

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Land Board Awards $2 Million for Minot Airport

— Official News Release — BISMARCK, N.D. – The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) today awarded about $5 million in energy impact grants to K-12 schools and airports in North Dakota’s oil-production region. During today’s grant round, the Land Board awarded about $2 million to K-12 schools and another $3 million to

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McKenzie County Healthcare Systems’ Breaks Ground on Employee Housing

— OFFICE OF GOV. DALRYMPLE — Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc. and the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) in breaking ground on a new development in Watford City that will provide affordable housing for essential medical personnel. “This housing project is just the latest example of our commitment to

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