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The site of the Davis Refinery, pictured on July 31, 2018, southwest of Belfield, N.D.. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune

Plain Talk: Meridian Energy CEO Says Davis Refinery Will Produce Less Pollution Than Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Plain Talk: Meridian Energy CEO Says Davis Refinery Will Produce Less Pollution Than Theodore Roosevelt National Park

With two different legal battles going before the North Dakota Supreme Court, the fight over building the Davis Refinery in western North Dakota drags on. “I look back now and realize just how naive I was,” Bill Prentice, CEO of Meridian Energy, said of the process. Meridian is the company trying to build the refinery.

Adam Williams, communications specialist for Meridian Energy Group, scans the horizon in his company's demonstration to show its refinery process stack would not be visible from the highest point in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Park ranger Ian Connors is in the background. Photo by Lauren Donovan/ Bismarck Tribune

Opponents of Meridian’s Davis Refinery Are Misleading the Public

An opposition group has formed aimed at blocking the construction of the Davis Refinery in western North Dakota. The refinery would be near the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, though “near” is an imprecise term. To hear the activists against the refinery tell it, including a former head of the park, the refinery would be almost

Teddy Roosevelt's Descendent Says Slow Down North Dakota's Oil Boom

Winthrop Roosevelt, the great-great-grandson of former President Theodore Roosevelt, has partnered with Bismarck Tribune columnist/environmental activist Clay Jenkinson as well as the George Soros-funded Center for American Progress to produce a video trashing North Dakota’s oil boom (see below). To go along with it, Roosevelt has also published a column in The Daily Beast in

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