Hearing Set on Oil Pipeline that Would Cross Lake Sakakawea

  A proposed pipeline across Lake Sakakawea is on the event schedule for the Public Service Comission. A formal hearing will be held in Stanley on August 21st regarding the pipeline proposed between Keene and Palermo. Details from the Grand Forks Herald.

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Public Service Commision Budget Drops Rail Safety Program

The $972,000 program would have added three full-time positions in the Public Service Commissions budget focused on railroad inspections and safety. Full story on the debate from the Bismarck Tribune.

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Pipeline Company Responsible for ND’s Largest Spill in Front of Public Service Commission

Summit Midstream, the company responsible for January’s largest-ever oil development related spill was in front of the Public Service Commission┬álast Wednesday seeking approval for expansion and replacement of existing pipelines. Company ┬árepresentatives commented on improvements that are being made to their gathering systems.

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State Aims to Hire Pipeline Inspectors

The State needs more inspectors to keep up with growing infrastructure, and competition in hiring good people means they aren’t going to come cheap.

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87 Turbine Wind Farm Near Beulah Approved

The Public Service Commission voted unanimously to grant the permit and allow the project to ┬ámove forward. The developer is Antelope Hills Wind Project LLC of Santa Barbara, CA.  

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