News / Happenings - Year: 2020
Rural Community Grant Foundation awards NWLA $10,000 grant
Farm Credit Services of North Dakota is proud to announce that it has awarded the Northwest Landowners Foundation $10,000 as a recipient of the Rural Community Grant Fund (RCGF). The grant funds will help them with technology upgrades. “Farm Credit is proud to provide grant funds to help them provide more virtual learning, advocacy and… Read more »
NWLA active in Mountrail Co. comprehensive Planning
Today NWLA board members attended the Mountrail County Comprehensive Planning Meeting You are able to view all documents relating to the Mountrail County Comprehensive Plan here: http://www.co.mountrail.nd.us/subpage/42 http://www.co.mountrail.nd.us/Documents/Uploads/2030-Mountrail-County-Comprehensive-Plan.pdf
Mountrail Co. Comprehensive Draft Plan Meeting
The Draft Comprehensive Plan is now available for review and comment. Please visit the following web page to find the document, along with the associated maps – http://www.co.mountrail.nd.us/subpage/42 The Draft Plan is scheduled to be considered by the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday August 24, 2020 (meeting begins 8:30 am).
July 31, 2020 Well Confiscation Hearing
Listen to the hearing here
July 31 NDIC Well Confiscation Hearing
Re: June 10th Confiscation Hearing Testimony of Northwest Landowners Association in Case No. 28495 Dear Division of Mineral Resources: Northwest Landowners Association (“NWLA”) writes to provide comments on the June 10th, 2020 confiscation hearing with case number 28495. In this case, NDIC has proposed to confiscate almost 400 abandoned wells and to use $33.1 million… Read more »
“The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota — the plaintiff of the case and longtime opponent of the pipeline — argued the impact statement was needed to show the potential environmental risks the pipeline would pose to the Missouri River, under which the pipeline travels.” REGIONAL—A federal judge ruled Monday the Dakota Access Pipeline, which traverses three of N’West Iowa’s four counties, must be shut down and emptied of oil by Aug. 5.
“The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota — the plaintiff of the case and longtime opponent of the… Posted by Northwest Landowners Association on Sunday, July 12, 2020
NWLA Testimony on NDIC Confiscation Hearing
Read NWLA’s full testimony here. https://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/landowners-oil-companies-support-plugging-abandoned-wells-but-want-concerns-addressed/article_3fa707fa-89a4-52e1-a7ae-7e5dd9fc80b0.html