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March 12, 2019
This photo from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration shows the TransCanada Corp. Keystone Pipeline, which ruptured at Amherst, S.D., Nov. 16, 2017. The picture identifies the ruptured pipe section, after it was cut at the point of rupture and extracted for transportation to the NTSB Materials Laboratory in Washington.
Keystone Pipeline leak in South Dakota dropped estimated 130,500 gallons, report says
March 12, 2019 - 5:14pm
February 21, 2019
Minnesota company plans gold exploration in Black Hills
February 21, 2019 - 4:13pm
February 6, 2019
Powertech wants to mine for uranium in a semi-arid area of grasslands near Edgemont, along the southwestern edge of the Black Hills. Rapid City Journal
Nuclear commission overrules judge, upholds license for company to mine uranium in southwest South Dakota
February 6, 2019 - 5:44pm
January 30, 2019
About 230 miles worth of green metal pipe, stored by TransCanada for its stalled Keystone XL pipeline, gathers snow, dust and tumbleweeds in a laydown yard where it's been stored near Gascoyne since 2011. Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune
TransCanada seeks water permits for Keystone XL construction in South Dakota
January 30, 2019 - 4:32pm
December 27, 2018
An American flag flies on top of a Unit Drilling rig in the Bakken Formation outside Watford City, N.D., on March 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
U.S. shale's blows leave Middle East oil producers staggering
December 27, 2018 - 10:35am
December 18, 2018
Brendon Ruppell, a first-year wind energy technician major, looks down nearly 300 feet from the top of Lake Region State College's wind turbine. He has climbed the tower more than a dozen times.  Forum News Service file photo
Wind, solar power increasing in region
December 18, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 14, 2018
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
December 14, 2018 - 5:39pm
November 26, 2018
4 new plans for Black Hills gold drilling submitted
November 26, 2018 - 12:53pm
November 16, 2018
North Dakota natural gas flare in western part of state.  Forum News Service file photo
ND oil, gas industry breaks ‘virtually every record’ in latest report
November 16, 2018 - 5:46pm
Shown here is the Pegasus Solar Project, which was developed by Geronimo Energy and is now operational in Brooten in central Minnesota. Submitted photo
Minnesota’s largest solar farm project moving ahead in far southwestern corner
November 16, 2018 - 5:31pm
his overhead view showed the Keystone Pipeline oil spill last November near the South Dakota-North Dakota border. The pipeline runs from Canada through eastern North Dakota and South Dakota and then into Nebraska.  Submitted photo
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
November 16, 2018 - 3:26pm
November 12, 2018
An oil well pumps at sunrset in western North Dakota's Bakken Formation. Forum News Service file photo
Another pipeline to start in ND and head to Texas?
November 12, 2018 - 5:07pm
October 20, 2018
Initial pumped storage permit gets federal approval
October 20, 2018 - 7:00am
October 19, 2018
The Dakota Access Pipeline while under construction in western North Dakota.  Forum News Service file photo
Dakota Access Pipeline expansion takes step forward
October 19, 2018 - 8:19pm
Deep injection well sought for oil wastewater in southwest SD
October 19, 2018 - 3:42pm