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North Dakota Senator John Hoeven spoke with BNSF Railway Executive Chairman Matt Rose this afternoon to express the community's concerns about the plan.
United States Rep. Ron Kind, D-WI, submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Monday asking the agency to make Bakken crude oil safer and less combustible.
As various states and local governments continue to pressure railroad companies that transport crude oil on safety and transparency issues, railroad executives have argued that disclosing information about hazardous rail shipments poses a security risk and should be protected proprietary information.
No state handles its alcohol quite like New Hampshire, according to per capita consumption data shared by the Beer Institute.
Three recent fiery derailments of trains transporting crude oil from the Bakken Shale formation in North Dakota have attracted the attention of the federal government as well as the petroleum industry.
Williston police say they can't confirm that a gunshot was fired at a girl on a bicycle last week but the investigation is continuing.
A company exploring for natural gas outside of western North Dakota's oil patch says it has found the resource but is far from determining whether it would be economical to start production.
An advocate for victims of sexual trafficking in North Dakota said western North Dakota is rife with problems that will require financial and human resources to solve.
And they are cheaper than cigarettes, making them easier for kids to purchase. "> E-cigs often come in fruit flavors and in colorful packaging.
The Obama Administration tried to make a big deal this week out of their proposed safety regulations to make the infamous " exploding oil trains " hauling crude oil across the U.S. less dangerous.
The review, made public Friday, was ordered by the governor this winter following an increase in the amount of highly flammable crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota that's being transported in Oregon.
"There has been no official confirmation by the Vatican or the Holy See of Pope Francis' attendance at the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia," communications director Kenneth Gavin said in a statement Friday morning.
A huge response from the community and the state of North Dakota has made it possible to send a Jamestown WWII Veteran to see his old unit.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:35 am
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