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August 9, 2018
The site of the Davis Refinery, pictured on July 31, 2018, is southwest of Belfield, N.D.. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Meridian Energy seeks dismissal of PSC complaint
August 9, 2018 - 7:53pm
July 23, 2018
Mark Nisbet of Xcel Energy stands at the site of an old manufactured gas plant on the western edge of downtown Fargo where contaminated soil is being removed. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
What's that smell? Cleanup of polluted soil at downtown site unleashes odor, brings safety measures
July 23, 2018 - 6:44am
July 22, 2018
Jay Obrigewitch shows where a proposed bridge on the Short Ranch in Billings County would cross the Little Missouri River. Obrigewitch, who lives on the ranch with his wife and son, has leased the land since 1987. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Family opposes bridge through Badlands ranch: Public hearings set this week for Little Missouri River crossing
July 22, 2018 - 5:00am
July 11, 2018
Lake Sakakawea begins to drop
July 11, 2018 - 4:52pm
July 3, 2018
A Fourth of July firework lights up the night sky over Detroit Lake. Forum News Service file photo
Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minnesota, North Dakota
July 3, 2018 - 7:28pm
June 28, 2018
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 9, 2018
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
June 9, 2018 - 8:35pm
Greg Link, chief of the conservation and communication division of the North Dakota Game & Fish Department, testifies Wednesday to the Legislative interim Natural Resources Committee. (Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune)
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
June 9, 2018 - 8:34pm
May 27, 2018
For someone like Rochelle Nustad, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, what happens in the Red River Basin is an important part of what happens in Lake Winnipeg. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Environmental officials study Red River Basin, find it relatively healthy
May 27, 2018 - 7:39am
May 21, 2018
The Fargo-Moorhead Plastic Bag Task Force aims to reduce the number of bags littering the community and ending up in landfills by providing more education and opportunities to recycle. Forum file photo
Task force asks Fargo-Moorhead leaders to support 'A Day Without Plastic Bags'
May 21, 2018 - 7:10pm
April 24, 2018
Postcards about high bromate levels sent to Fargo water customers
April 24, 2018 - 8:43pm
April 22, 2018
Jason Huepel / Bismarck Tribune
ND Supreme Court to hear arguments in next DAPL appeals
April 22, 2018 - 5:56pm
April 21, 2018
Volunteers cleaned up in and around the Red River in Fargo during the summer of 2017. River Keepers / Special to The Forum
10 simple ways to help save Earth
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
April 13, 2018
Natural gas is flared Thursday, April 12, at an oil well site north of Ross, N.D. (Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune)
Regulators to consider revising natural gas flaring policy
April 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
March 29, 2018
A tern chick opens its mouth hoping to be fed by an adult carrying a small fish on Interstate Island. Bob King / Forum News Service file photo
Wildlife groups want more cash for conservation
March 29, 2018 - 6:29pm