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From Energy Wire: North Dakota Preservation Plan Altered, ELPC Continuing to Work for Strong Protection for North Dakota’s Special Places

N.D. changes scenic preservation plan under pressure Mike Lee, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, January 23, 2014 North Dakota oil and gas regulators are reconsidering a plan to protect scenic areas after getting feedback from the oil industry and a landowners’ group. The three-member Industrial Commission had been discussing adopting a statewide regulation protecting 18 “extraordinary

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Midwest Energy News: Loopholes in City Petro Crud Standards Concern Neighborhood Residents

Re-posted from Midwest Energy News with permission. In Chicago, neighbors say petcoke rules full of loopholes by Kari Lydersen Chicago elected officials have vowed to crack down on the growing piles of petcoke stored by a subsidiary of Koch Industries and another company along the Calumet River on the city’s far southeast side. But at a public hearing Monday

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Argus Leader: 100 Eyes on the Farm Bill

Patrick Lalley of Argus Leader Media discusses the Farm Bill with Lisa Richardson, executive director of South Dakota Corn, and Matt McLarty, a South Dakota Wind Energy Association board member.

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St. Louis Post Dispatch: Ameren Granted Reprieve on Coal Plant Clean Up

The St. Louis Post offered a thorough report on the Illinois Pollution Control Board’s decision to give Ameren until the end of 2019 to comply with Illinois’ 2006’s Multi-Pollutant Standard. The piece captures the wide opposition to the variance: Environmental groups disagreed. They contend Ameren didn’t sufficiently prove that it exhausted all potential options to

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