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COURT OF APPEALS APPROVES NORTH DAKOTA’S REQUEST ON NAWS PROJECT

March 3, 2017

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals issued a victory for North Dakota today on the Northwest Area Water Supply (NAWS) Project, approving the state’s request to be allowed to begin paper design work of a water treatment plant. 


PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE ORDER MANDATES RECONSIDERATION OF WOTUS RULE

February 28, 2017

Earlier this afternoon, President Trump signed an executive order directing the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps Engineers to review their rule defining “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS Rule) under the Clean Water Act.


MAN OPERATING FRAUDULENT MOVING COMPANY IS BANNED IN ND

February 23, 2017

A man fraudulently advertising that he provides moving services has been banned from doing business in North Dakota. Steven Robert Engebos advertises his supposed moving services on Craigslist under various names  including Great Plains Moving and Logistics, Integrity Movers, and IDIS.


ATTORNEY GENERAL OBTAINS CONSUMER FRAUD JUDGMENT AGAINST GLEN ROBERT COLLINS

February 22, 2017

The Consumer Protection division sued Glen Robert Collins of West Fargo, ND, doing business as Tri City Building Services and Collins Handyman & Restoration, for violations of the consumer fraud and contractor licensing laws. 


SOUTH DAKOTA ASPHALT PAVING COMPANY BANNED IN ND

February 21, 2017

Deanna Perry of Nisland, SD, doing business as Protective Coatings, has been banned from doing business in this state after violating the state’s transient merchant and consumer fraud laws, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.


STENEHJEM URGES PROTESTORS TO COMPLY WITH THE GOVERNOR’S EMERGENCY EVACUATION ORDER

February 17, 2017

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today urged immediate compliance with Governor Burgum’s emergency evacuation order of protestors residing on federal land managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers in Morton County, for purposes of environmental cleanup to protect public health and prevent harm to the Missouri River. 


WARN ELDERLY RELATIVES ABOUT SCAMS BEFORE THEY GET A CALL

February 16, 2017

In just the past month, several elderly North Dakotans have fallen victim to the “grandparent” scam, each losing thousands of dollars to scam artists who pretended to be a grandchild supposedly in a dire situation and in desperate need of money.  Stenehjem urged all North Dakota residents to talk to elderly parents and relatives about these scams. 


JAMESTOWN HIGH SCHOOL TAKES STATE “LIFESMARTS” CHAMPIONSHIP

February 8, 2017

Jamestown High School Team #1 won the state LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition. Kindred High School Team 2 and Jamestown High School Team 2 took second and third place, respectively.


STATE FINAL LIFESMARTS COMPETITION TO BE HELD IN BISMARCK

February 7, 2017

Nine teams of students from six North Dakota High Schools will compete in the LifeSmarts state finals this week, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.


RENAISSANCE ZONE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

February 3, 2017

Requirements in the Renaissance Zone Program guidelines issued by the ND Department of Commerce that are not found in statute or administrative rule do not have the force and effect of law.  2017-L-01