BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Officials are slated to meet in Bismarck
on Tuesday to discuss a plan to reduce impacts to wildlife and land
in western North Dakota's oil patch.
The so-called Sporting and Oil Industry Forum consists of a
group of oil industry officials and wildlife and conservation
The group says it will announce recommendations that oil and gas
producers can use to help reduce impacts on land and wildlife.
Game and Fish Director Terry Steinwand and North
Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness are among the officials
slated to attend.