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Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

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Welcome...

Commissioners

Commissioner Bonny M. Fetch

Julie Fedorchak

Randy Christmann

Randy
Christmann

Commissioner Brian P. Kalk

Brian P. Kalk
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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Public Service Comissioners

Commissioner Brian Kalk, Chairman (center)

Commissioner Randy Christmann (left)

Commissioner Julie Fedorchak (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

November 24, 2014 - 09:00 am CST

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Carbon Rules Meeting

Commissioner Brian Kalk's Office
600 E Boulevard Ave
12th Floor State Capitol
Bismarck, ND

November 24, 2014 - 11:00 am CST

Other
Staff Planning Meeting

November 25, 2014 - 09:00 am CST

Other
MISO Update

November 25, 2014 - 01:30 pm CST

Other
Director's Meeting

November 25, 2014 - 02:30 pm CST

Work Session
Prefile Bill Drafts

November 26, 2014 - 09:00 am CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-14-223

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Meadowlark Midstream Company, LLC
8-Inch Crude Oil Pipeline- Williams & Divide Cntys
Siting Application

December 01, 2014 - 01:30 pm CST

Other
Pedigree Technologies Presentation

December 03, 2014 - 03:00 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

December 05, 2014 - 01:30 pm CST

Formal Hearing 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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Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (25 pair copper)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-13-880

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

December 09, 2014 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

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

December 10, 2014 - 01:30 pm CST

Other
NSP Plans on Restructuring

December 11, 2014 - 09:00 am CST

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-625

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Targa Badlands LLC
8-Inch Crude Pipeline Project - Mountrail County
Siting Application
Stanley City Hall
208 South Main Street
Stanley, ND

December 15, 2014 - 10:00 am CST

Other
Quarterly Budget Update Meeting

December 15, 2014 - 10:00 am CST

Other
Business Operations Meeting

December 15, 2014 - 01:00 pm CST

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. AD-14-762

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Public Service Commission
Practice and Procedure
Rulemaking

Case No. GE-14-763

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Public Service Commission
Licensing
Rulemaking

Case No. GS-14-761

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Public Service Commission
Gas Pipeline Safety
Rulemaking

December 16, 2014 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-14-105

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Sunflower Wind Project, LLC
Wind Energy Conversion Facility - Stark & Morton
Siting Application

December 17, 2014 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-14-109

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Re
Generation Resource Cost Recovery
Rates

December 18, 2014 - 09:00 am CST

Work Session
Pipeline Safetey Program PHMSA

Commissioner Brian Kalk Office
600 E Blvd Ave
12th Floor Capitol
Bismarck, ND

December 18, 2014 - 10:00 am CST

Other

December 22, 2014 - 10:00 am CST

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

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

January 07, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

January 13, 2015 - 09:00 am CST

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-14-689

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Caliber Midstream Partners, L.P.
6" NGL Pipeline Project - McKenzie County
Siting Application
Teddy's Residential Suites
113 9th Avenue SE
Watford City, ND

January 21, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

February 11, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

February 25, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

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 25, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 08, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 29, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 05, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Other
Southwest Power Pool Meeting

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 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

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

December 03, 2014 - 01:30 pm CST

Regular Commission Meeting

December 17, 2014 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

January 07, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

January 21, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

February 11, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

February 25, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

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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