Posts in Action
If You Care About Theodore Roosevelt National Park

The ND Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration and their engineering consultant KLJ will be holding two Public Alternatives Workshops on July 25 and 26 to outline proposed Alternatives for expansion of HWY 85 to a four-lane divided highway south from the Watford City bypass to the I-94 interchange at Belfield and including through the Little Missouri River Valley and the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

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Kicking Out the Public: Oil & Gas Hearings

The ND Oil and Gas Division of the ND Department of Minerals under the ND Industrial Commission (NDIC) will be holding hearings on Proposed Rule Changes for oil and gas regulation, many of which are a commendable move in the right direction.  (middle of the home page, highlighted in yellow:  https://www.dmr.nd.gov/oilgas/)

However, an arbitrary and capricious “new definition” aimed at who can testify at regular monthly hearings is of great concern to BCA and to others.  It is anticipated that the unclear language will exclude public comment entirely and restrict state and federal management agencies.

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