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Guest Post: Landowners Cannot Support SB2344

Guest Post: Landowners Cannot Support SB2344

This guest post was submitted by Troy Coons, chairman of the Northwest Landowners Association. As we have stated in our testimony regarding Senate Bill 2344, Northwest Landowners Association has always attempted to work with our State’s energy industry in a spirit of cooperation and compromise. Our organization, and our members, are not opposed to development;

Plain Talk: More Than You Ever Really Wanted to Know About Pore Space

On a previous episode of Plain Talk, state Senator Jessica Unruh made the case for her bill (which has now passed the House and Senate and is currently in conference committee) address the issue of pore space and other issues important to the oil and coal industry in the state. On this episode Troy Coons,

Pump jacks are seen at the Lukoil company owned Imilorskoye oil field, as the sun sets, outside the West Siberian city of Kogalym, Russia, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Maybe the Solution for Oil Industry Spill Reporting Is Categories

North Dakota has a problem with the way it reports oil industry spills. Lots and lots of tiny, contained spills are documented by the state and the inclusion of that data in statistical analysis can lead to a false impression about the environmental impacts of oil and gas development in our state. When the public

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