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Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

701.328.2400 - Phone
877.245.6685 - Toll-Free
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Welcome...

Commissioners

Brian P. Kalk

Randy
Christmann

Julie Fedorchak
Chairman

Thank you for visiting the website of the North Dakota Public Service Commission. The Public Service Commission is a constitutional agency with varying degrees of statutory authority over abandoned mine lands, coal mine reclamation, electric and gas utilities, telecommunications companies, energy conversion facility siting, transmission facility siting, railroads, grain elevators, facility-based grain buyers, roving grain buyers, and hay buyers, auctioneers, auction clerks, weighing and measuring devices, pipeline safety, and underground damage prevention.

To learn more about how the PSC affects the lives of North Dakotans every day, click here: A Day in Your Life

 

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The Commission typically meets in formal session every two weeks; special meetings are held to handle special or emergency situations. Click on a link below to watch or listen to a meeting.

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Looking for an agenda? A calendar of events and agendas can be found by scrolling to the bottom of this page.

 

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What's Going On...

Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, Chairman (center)

Commissioner Randy Christmann (left)

Commissioner Brian Kalk (right)

 

The PSC takes an active role in protecting consumers by ensuring utilities follow rules, including ones that relate to disconnection of service. Working with consumers to resolve disputes with utilities, and establishing fair rates and regulations. The PSC is constantly looking out for the interests of North Dakotans.

Latest News (To view archived news releases, please visit our Newsroom)

 

Commission Events

March 02, 2015 - 09:30 am CST

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-829

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Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Pioneer Generating Station Phase III Project
Siting Application
NDSU Ernie French Center
Williston Research Center
14120 Highway 2
Williston, ND

March 03, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Other
MARC Conference Planning Meeting

March 03, 2015 - 01:00 pm CST

Other
Quarterly Transmission Update Meeting

March 05, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast
NSP Cost Allocation

March 06, 2015 - 09:30 am CST

Other
Members of the UND Energy Law Association

March 06, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Other
Legislative Tracking Meeting

March 06, 2015 - 01:00 pm CST

Work Session
Damage Prevention Perimeters Discussion

March 06, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-13-877

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (7-25-2013)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-13-878

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (8-2-2013)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-13-879

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (25 pair copper)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-13-880

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (144 Fiber Optic)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-13-881

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Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (9-17-2013)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-13-882

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (9-30-2013)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-13-883

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (75 pair 2nd time)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-14-134

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (4-fiber 2nd time)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

March 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
Judicial Room
1400 E Interchange Ave
Bismarck, ND

March 11, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 13, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Tracking Meeting

March 13, 2015 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
March Director's Meeting

March 17, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-813

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Basin Electric Power Cooperative
North Killdeer Loop Phase I 345 kV Transmission
Siting Application
Teddy's Residential Suites
113 9th Avenue SE
Watford City, ND

March 18, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-769

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Meadowlark Midstream Co. / Epping Transmission Co.
Little Muddy Creek Pipeline & Epping Station Pjct
Siting Application
The Ernie French Center
NDSU
Williston, ND

March 19, 2015 - 11:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-08-932

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EDF Renewable Development, Inc.
Merricourt Wind Power Project
Siting Application
City Hall
113 1st Street NW
Ashley, ND

March 20, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Tracking Meeting

March 25, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 26, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-852

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Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Lonesome Creek Station Phase III Project
Siting Application
Teddy's Residential Suites
113 9th Avenue SE
Watford City, ND

March 27, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Tracking Meeting

March 27, 2015 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
Director's Meeting

March 30, 2015 - 09:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-823

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Meadowlark Midstream Company, LLC
10-inch Crude Oil Pipeline - Divide to Burke Cnty
Siting Application
Community Center
1002 Second Street SE
Crosby, ND

April 08, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 15, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-853

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Targa Badlands LLC
Little Missouri Gas Plant Expansion - McKenzie
Siting Application
Teddy's Residential Suites
113 9th Avenue SE
Watford City, ND

April 17, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-15-31

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Hess North Dakota Pipelines LLC
12-inch Crude Oil Pipeline - McKenzie&Williams
Siting Application

Case No. PU-15-32

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Hess North Dakota Pipelines LLC
Hawkeye NGL Pipeline - McKenzie&Williams
Siting Application
The Brooks Hotel
7115 2nd Avenue E
Williston, ND

April 29, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 05, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Other
Southwest Power Pool Meeting

May 07, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Work Session Internet Broadcast
Renewable Energy Credits

May 13, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 27, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 02, 2015 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
Judicial Room
1400 E Interchange Ave
Bismarck, ND

June 11, 2015 - 01:00 pm CDT

Other
Quarterly Transmission Update Meeting

June 17, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 08, 2015 - 03:00 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 22, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

September 08, 2015 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
Judicial Room
1400 E Interchange Ave
Bismarck, ND

September 15, 2015 - 01:00 pm CDT

Other
Quarterly Transmission Update Meeting

December 08, 2015 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
Judicial Room
1400 E Interchange Ave
Bismarck, ND

June 12, 2016 - 08:00 am CDT

Other
2016 MARC Conference

Radisson Hotel
605 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND

Meeting Notices

March 11, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

March 25, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 08, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 29, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

May 13, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

May 27, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

June 17, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 08, 2015 - 01:00 pm CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 22, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

 

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