WASHINGTON – A Minnesota power company official told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday that they had substantial railroad coal delivery problems this past year, and although stockpiles have recovered as of this month, they still have concerns.
ST. PAUL -- Environmental activists are calling on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to come to their aid once again, asking the governor to reach out to Washington and advocate for more strict adherence to federal oil pipeline regulations.RELATED CONTENT
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Tuesday that a total of $56 million in public and private funds will be invested in four rail projects across the state that should provide farmers better access to the marketplace.
WASHINGTON -- The new Republican-controlled U.S. Senate's first act in January will be approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.RELATED CONTENT
MITCHELL, S.D. - There have been more hunters but fewer planes landing at the Mitchell Municipal Airport for pheasant hunting season so far this year, according to Mike Scherschligt, the airport's manager.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two Minnesota environmental groups filed suit in state district court Friday, asking for a broader environmental review for the proposed Enbridge Energy Sandpiper oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
BAKER, Mont. — Russell Burdick had been interested in aeronautics for years, but it wasn’t until he was in his 70s, after his wife had passed away, that he learned to pilot a plane.RELATED CONTENT
WORTHINGTON, Minn. – When months of rail traffic delays cost farmers, coal companies, utilities, grain businesses and others hundreds of millions of dollars, Burlington Northern Santa Fe and other carriers blamed the delays on unexpected heavy shipping demand and bad weather.
WASHINGTON — Top transportation officials from Canada and the U.S. are due to meet next week to hash out differences about safety regulations for trains that carry oil, sources said Thursday.
DICKINSON, N.D. - Josh Zellers has been piloting airplanes out of Dickinson for eight of the past nine years.RELATED CONTENT
MOORHEAD, Minn. – More tax relief for businesses, strengthening the state’s workforce and flood protection are among likely legislative priorities for the Greater North Dakota Chamber.
WILLMAR, Minn. - Constraints on the rail system and support for a proposed railroad bypass in Willmar were raised Monday as the Minnesota Department of Transportation hosted an open house-style meeting on a 2015 state rail plan now in the worksRELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK — North Dakota regulators foisted a new set of standards on the oil industry Tuesday aimed at further separating volatile gases from Bakken crude oil to make it safer for rail transport in the wake of several explosive train derailments.
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Industrial Commission today adopted new conditioning standards to improve the safety of Bakken crude oil for transport.
MANNING, N.D. — The Dunn County seat in the oil-booming Bakken still has dirt streets, and its unofficial mayor says it’s time to change that.