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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Public News Service - SD: Environment

ELD POINT, SD - Air monitoring is set to begin this weekend near the proposed Hyperion oil refinery in Union County, and local residents who oppose the project will be the ones conducting the tests. The so-called "bucket brigade" program will train about a dozen community members to take scientifica

VERMILLION, S. D. - Until last month, no government body or agency had requested an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Hyperion Energy Center, a huge oil refinery planned for Union County. Representing Union County's next-door neighbors, the Clay County Commission has made a writt

HURON, S.D. - The state Public Utilities Commission says wind energy production in South Dakota could easily double next year, with a billion dollar investment possible over the next two and a half years. State fairgoers will have a unique opportunity to hear more about the state's potential for wi

LYONS, S.D. - Good economic news is blowing in the wind for South Dakota. A new analysis from the Center for Rural Affairs says wind power and other energy renewables have huge potential for the Northern Plains. The analysis, which looked at Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota, says The American

Howard, SD - A group that's promoting more investment in renewable energy says that 5,000 jobs could be created in South Dakota with a transition to a clean energy economy. The remarks from Matt McGovern, South Dakota state director of Repower America, were made this week at a 'Made in America Jobs

Huron, SD – South Dakota farmers and ranchers who use environmentally-friendly farming practices have only a few more weeks to enroll in the Carbon Credits program for 2009. The deadlines for no-till land are July 15; and July 31 for rangeland. Norm Tofflemire, director of Cooperative Service

Rapid City, SD – Conservation and environmental groups, including the South Dakota Sierra Club, say data contained in the new study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), detailing the impacts of global warming, show that climate-driven changes will create significant

Seattle, Wash. - A leading historian of the nation's wilderness movement has released a new photo tribute that highlights the beauty of America's wilderness and explains why it's important to preserve these lands. South Dakota is featured in the book Our Wilderness: America's Common Ground. Author

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