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energy and mining
March 17, 2018
Feds say no to permit for Michigan mine
STEPHENSON, Mich.—Federal regulators are saying not so fast to a proposed open-pit mine in the southern part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Environmental Protection Agency, in a recent letter to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, said it was objecting to the...
March 17, 2018 - 2:50pm
March 15, 2018
PUC approves Line 3 environmental study: Final decision on project expected in June
DULUTH—The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, March 15, approved the environmental review for the proposed Enbridge Energy Line 3 replacement oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The PUC, after delaying the decision in December and saying the Minnesota Department...
March 15, 2018 - 7:47pm
March 14, 2018
Red Lake votes to remove Enbridge pipelines
RED LAKE, Minn.—The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Tuesday, March 13, to remove Enbridge-owned oil pipelines from its land. The unanimous...
March 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
March 11, 2018
ND's MDU Resources celebrates milestones
BISMARCK—MDU Resources Group Inc. will ring in, or ring out rather, 70 years as a publicly traded company by ringing the closing bell on...
March 11, 2018 - 9:28pm
March 7, 2018
Large power users have own idea to meet future power needs in Minnesota
DULUTH—Northland mining, paper and energy companies are giving a hard pass to Minnesota Power's proposed natural gas plant. What's more,...
March 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
March 5, 2018
DAPL gauging interest in expanding oil shipments
BISMARCK — The company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline is gauging the oil industry's interest in shipping additional oil from the...
March 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
February 28, 2018
CEO of Chilean parent company of Twin Metals discusses project with local stakeholders
MINNEAPOLIS — In a conference room on the second floor of the Hilton Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 27, Iván Arriagada, the CEO of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta, sat down with some of the most powerful figures northeastern Minnesota and the Iron Range.
February 28, 2018 - 7:44pm
Oklahoma toughens oil fracking rules as shale earthquakes climb
Oklahoma is tightening its rules for fracking after studying a new cluster of earthquakes in one of the hottest U.S. regions for drilling. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced that all explorers within certain areas must use equipment known as a seismic array, which detects...
February 28, 2018 - 1:40pm
February 26, 2018
Pipeline leak spills 8,400 gallons of produced water in Divide County
FORTUNA, N.D. -- The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a pipeline leak that spilled about 200 barrels, or 8,400 gallons, of...
February 26, 2018 - 2:31pm
February 23, 2018
Northland utility crews take expertise to Puerto Rico
MARICAO, Puerto Rico—Faced with going into a 1,000-foot-deep ravine to fix a power line near Maricao, Puerto Rico, Minnesota Power linemen...
February 23, 2018 - 6:18pm
February 22, 2018
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Oneok announced this week it will construct a natural gas processing plant in McKenzie County, another project that...
February 22, 2018 - 5:54pm
February 21, 2018
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Some Republicans have very slowly come around to an idea that is anathema to their less-is-more governing philosophy: raising the federal tax...
February 21, 2018 - 11:32am
February 20, 2018
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
BISMARCK—A new pipeline system proposed by Andeavor Logistics would transport growing volumes of natural gas liquids from the core of the...
February 20, 2018 - 9:49pm
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
DULUTH—If Northlanders really wanted to be like Norwegians we'd stow the cross-country skis and stoic love of cold and buy a Tesla. Norway...
February 20, 2018 - 7:27pm
February 15, 2018
Allete reports solid 2017, cost-cutting for 2018
DULUTH—Corporate leaders of Allete Inc., the Duluth-based parent company of Minnesota Power, said Thursday, Feb. 15, that they will take...
February 15, 2018 - 6:20pm