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Opponents: Conservation Measure Would Create The 6th Largest State Agency

Opponents: Conservation Measure Would Create The 6th Largest State Agency

Measure 5 on the November ballot would create a section of the North Dakota constitution diverting a big chunk of the state’s oil tax revenues into a conservation fund. It would also mandate that 75 percent of that fund be spent every year. Given that North Dakota is now the second largest producer of oil

North Dakota Grain Growers: USDA Should End Relationship With Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited has gotten behind Measure 5 – which would diver hundreds of millions in oil tax revenues every biennium to a conservation fund – in a big, big way. Their regional director, Steve Adair, is also the chairman of the coalition group backing the measure called North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks.

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