Globally, development initiatives (like transportation infrastructure development) face complex challenges. From Climate Change to population growth, globalization to the energy crisis, and from food insecurity to economic challenges, the approaches we must use to...read more
In an earlier post, we discussed the basics of renewable energy, specifically in the United States. Understanding the pros and cons of renewable energy production and consumption is necessary to find a balance between fossil fuels and renewable energy. In this blog,...read more
The term renewable energy is often lobbied as the future of energy—energy that will save the Earth and stop Climate Change from destroying our atmosphere. Those opposed to fossil fuels point to renewable energy sources as the clear alternative, claiming they’re safer...read more
According to the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals at Northern Arizona University, “over the last 100 years, average global temperatures have increased by approximately 1.2 degrees C(2.2 degrees F) due to increasing atmospheric concentrations of...read more
At the Fort Berthold Technology & Innovation Summit in June, Sherry Stout joined us from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Sherry is an engineer at NREL, where she leads NREL’s engagements with American Indian Tribes. She is...read more
On Tuesday, June 19, the Fort Berthold Technology & Innovation Summit was held at the 4 Bears Casino Event Center. During the summit, Marty Robbins of Fast Ferry Management, Inc., spoke about the suitability of a hovercraft ferry to provide year-round service across...read more
In May 2018, the Fort Berthold Bridge Feasibility Study team hosted three public input meetings, in Mandaree, White Shield, and Twin Buttes. The meetings provided a project overview and several large scale maps for participants to review and encouraged public...read more
Energy powers our lives. Literally. But how we generate that energy matters, and as oil and natural gas development in the Bakken continues to grow, even as coal remains the primary source of energy in North Dakota (we’re talking 75%), now might be a pretty good time...read more
On Wednesday of last week (November 28), the Fort Berthold Plan bridge team held its first technical advisory committee meeting. Ron Hall, the Fort Berthold Comprehensive Regional Transportation Plan project manager (and President of Bubar and Hall Consulting, LLC)...read more
Time to Bridge the Gaps? Meet the FIGG/CH2M Alliance and Learn about the Fort Berthold Bridge Feasibility Study!
Bridges could be a lifeline for reconnecting Fort Berthold communities separated by the Garrison Dam and Lake Sakakawea, providing better access to vital services and economic and non-economic benefits, reducing travel time, and providing safer travel alternatives...read more
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