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Burgum applauds USDA proposal to modernize NEPA process, improve access to public lands

Gov. Doug Burgum today applauded a proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service to modernize compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).


Medora Welcomes Travel Writers and Bloggers to Midwest Travel Network 2nd Annual Conference

The 2nd annual Midwest Travel Network for travel writers, bloggers and destination marketing organizations kicked off today at Rough Riders Hotel in Medora. The event runs through June 15.


Burgum thanks Trump administration for granting presidential disaster declaration for spring flooding

Gov. Doug Burgum today expressed his deepest thanks to President Trump and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for granting North Dakota’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration, triggering the release of federal funds to help communities recovery from widespread spring flooding.

 


Burgum elected chairman of Western Governors’ Association for 2019-2020

The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) today elected North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum to serve as WGA chair for 2019-2020, on the final day of the association’s three-day annual meeting in Vail.


Burgum congratulates students selected to attend 2019 National Youth Science Camp

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that Naomi Hegwood of Bismarck High School and Sandra Larson of New Rockford-Sheyenne High School have been selected to represent North Dakota at the 2019 National Youth Science Camp in Charleston, W.Va., June 27 through July 20. Samantha Weston of Fargo, Alyssa Kemp of Cavalier, Bryce Goettle of Ashley and Morgan Mastrud of Fargo have been selected as alternates.


Burgum supports careful management of dam releases to minimize impacts, prevent flooding

Gov. Doug Burgum today expressed his support for careful management of releases from Garrison Dam to prevent flooding and minimize impacts along the Missouri River to the fullest extent possible.


ParaZero Launches ASTM Compliant SafeAir Mavic Following Compliance Testing and Validation by Northern Plains UAS Test Site

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL and GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA -- Drone safety company ParaZero Technologies Ltd (ASX: PRZ), together with the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS), has completed the testing and compliance process for ParaZero’s SafeAir Mavic in accordance with ASTM F3322-18.


Burgum appoints Kaleb Dschaak as student member on North Dakota Board of Higher Education

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed University of North Dakota student Kaleb Dschaak to a one-year term as the student representative on the state Board of Higher Education.

 


Burgum statement on approved year-round sale of E15

Gov. Doug Burgum today released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized action to allow the year-round sale of gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol, and to boost transparency and deter price manipulation by reforming the renewable identification number (RIN) compliance system under the EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Program.


Burgum highlights important work of new North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality

Gov. Doug Burgum today highlighted the newly established Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the important work it does to protect the state’s air, land and water resources. The department held a public open house today after officially becoming an independent state agency on April 29.