Posts tagged Hearings
Interested Party Hearing #3

For those of you interested, audio from the Oil and Gas hearings on proposed new rules for 2016 may be found here:

Yesterday's Dickinson hearing coverage in the Dickinson Press: Proposed public input rule catches more ire

The Dickinson Press' coverage of the Williston hearing: Oil regulators visit spill site amid hearing on tougher regulations

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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:

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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