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  • Next Steps: Pore Space Bill

    We need to move forward to address a number of issues impacting landowners; with the most pressing issue being centered around, the Pore Space Bill, SB 2344. This Bill was signed by Governor Burgum on April 18 and now the looming question is, “How can we stop this?” The NWLA Board of Directors is working… Read more »

  • Please join us next week in Dickinson or April 11th in Minot for an informal discussion on brine spills and brine spill remediation. NDSU researchers will provide an update on the current brine remediation research being conducted in the state. In addition, David Saxowsky, Associate Professor specializing in agricultural law, food law, farm and agribusiness management,… Read more »

  • NWLA Foundation Receives Large Donation

    Daryl and Christine Peterson, Northwest Landowners Association members, donated $250,000 to the NWLA Foundation. These funds will be used for brine remediation education across North Dakota. The Petersons hope their donation will encourage others to give the NWLA Foundation; and support the education of responsible resource development.

  • NWLA Foundation Receives RCGF Grant

    Farm Credit Services of North Dakota is proud to announce that it has awarded the NWLA Foundation $6,600 as a recipient of the Rural Community Grant Fund (RCGF). The grant funds will be used to create a new website. “Farm Credit is proud to provide grant funds to help them build a more modern, user-friendly… Read more »

  • NDDoH Hydrocarbon Remediation Workgroup

    Members of NWLA attended a presentation from USEPA Representative, Will Folland, today during this months Hydrocarbon Remediation Workgroup meeting. Folland’s presentation discussed using a risk based decision making process for the hydrocarbon remediation guidelines. This process is health based and results in consistent decision making. Further speakers will be set up for future meetings before… Read more »

  • We need your input!

    The public hearings for the Oil and Gas Division, Department of Mineral Resources, are next week and the NWLA board will be presenting written and oral testimony. Please read the proposed rule changes here and email us with comments or thoughts. We are looking for input we can use in oral and written testimony for… Read more »