Oil field workers file lawsuits over Fair Labor

Oil field jobs are some of the most dangerous and physically demanding in the country. They often require workers to lift, push, and pull heavy object, operate machinery, and drive commercial vehicles for long shifts over many consecutive days. Because the oil and gas industry is so profitable and because these jobs are extremely difficult, … Continued

Highway safety in the North Dakota oil fields

A proposal has been made to expand 62 miles of Highway 85 between Watford City and Belfield, North Dakota to four lanes. The project manager is still collecting public comments, at this phase through public alternatives workshops in Belfield and Watford City. So far, highway safety seems to be the primary concern of interested parties. … Continued

North Dakota’s new radioactive waste disposal rules

Failure to comply with North Dakota’s public notice laws could lead to changes in North Dakota’s new radioactive waste disposal rules. The State Health Council approved the rules in August of 2015.  However, the council did not provide public notice of the meeting until two days before it occurred, even though the date had been … Continued