Clean Diesel Grants Accepting Applications

North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is pleased to release the annual State Clean Diesel Grant Program application and guidelines. The North Dakota Department of Health, through the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will award approximately $223,000 in grants to be used for the purchase of new diesel–powered vehicles, equipment and school buses throughout the state of North Dakota. The grant allocates funds to reduce diesel emissions under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) of the Energy Policy Act of 2010.

Grant Application (.docx)

Applications are due February 28, 2018 by 4:00 PM Central Time


Department of Health to Hold Public Information Meeting and Hearing on Davis Refinery

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health has scheduled a public information meeting followed by a public hearing on the draft Air Pollution Control Permit to Construct for the Davis Refinery. Meridian Energy Group, Inc. is proposing to locate this petroleum refinery approximately 2 miles west of Belfield in Billings County.

The public information meeting and public hearing will be held on January 17, 2018, beginning at 5:30 p.m. MT in the Dorothy Stickney Auditorium, May Hall, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, Dickinson.

“Public input is encouraged and welcomed,” said Terry O’Clair, director of the Division of Air Quality. “The Department of Health is committed to a thorough and transparent review process.”

A public comment period for the draft permit will begin December 8, 2017, and end on January 26, 2018. Written comments can be mailed to the North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Air Quality, 918 East Divide Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501-1947, or emailed to AirQuality@nd.gov. Comments must be received during the public comment period to be considered in the final permit determination.

The permit application, department analysis and draft Permit to Construct are available for review at the address above and online at www.deq.nd.gov/AQ/PublicCom.aspx. A copy of these documents also may be obtained by writing to the Division of Air Quality, calling 701.328.5188 or emailing AirQuality@nd.gov.

For more information, contact Terry O'Clair, Division of Air Quality, North Dakota Department of Health, at 701.328.5188.

Full December 5, 2017 Memo

Last Updated: 01/11/2018