Senator John Hoeven this week brought together North Dakota energy industry leaders and U.S Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to encourage the Energy Department to partner with the state’s industry to develop and implement commercially-viable clean coal technologies. The senator arranged the meeting to outline projects in the state to advance the coal industry, reduce CO2 emissions and provide reliable, low-cost power for consumers and businesses.
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced that the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives have passed bipartisan legislation she introduced with Republican Senator Dean Heller from Nevada to help vulnerable veterans secure housing. The bill now goes to the President’s desk to be signed into law
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today reinforced the need to continue strong policies that encourage certainty for renewable energy workers at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Xcel Energy’s Border Wind Farm. The project created 11 new full-time jobs and is expected to employ about 150 North Dakotans during peak construction.
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced nearly $127,000 in federal funding to support the purchase and installation of renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements
Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded more than $7.7 million to enhance housing options in North Dakota. The funds are awarded as follows
The North Dakota Industrial Commission is currently accepting applications through May 1st for the North Dakota Renewable Energy Program. The program funds projects that involve research and development of renewable energy technologies and processes that have strong growth potential in North Dakota.
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry, announced a federal investment of $850,801 to protect, maintain and develop the state’s outdoor recreation areas.
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today encourages eligible North Dakota Fire Departments and fire prevention and safety organizations to apply for the $34 million in available federal grant funding to help support fire prevention and safety activities.
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp announced more than $2.5 million in federal assistance to help low-income North Dakota families, seniors, and American Indian tribal members heat and cool their homes
Senator John Hoeven today delivered the keynote address at Central Power Electric Cooperative’s annual meeting to outline his work to prevent costly Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, offer strong support to rural communities and advocate for infrastructure projects that will help the nation build a comprehensive energy plan