Category: In The News

Regulators consider first major pipeline since DAPL

Attorney Derrick Braaten quoted in story about new pipeline: Bismarck attorney Derrick Braaten, who represents about a handful of landowners along the proposed route, also petitioned to intervene in the case. The landowners want to make sure their interests are protected as they negotiate easements, with a focus on proper land reclamation, Braaten said. Regulators … Read More

Federal agency to review past flaring, could order royalties be paid

Attorney Derrick Braaten quoted in recent article regarding natural gas flaring, and legal actions intended to find a remedy for mineral owners. “Braaten said he still plans to pursue actions on behalf of royalty owners for flared gas.” “’Most of this flaring, there’s really no argument that the company owes royalties,’ Braaten said. ‘They’ve just … Read More

Attorney Derrick Braaten on Buffalo hog farm and petition for rehearing

Derrick Braaten and his clients, a group of concerned citizens from Buffalo who are opposing the establishment of a large hog operation there, says they’ve submitted a “petition for rehearing” to the North Dakota Supreme Court. The group is asking for a rehearing after being dissatisfied by the court’s recent opinion. In it, the court … Read More

Attorney Derrick Braaten on Buffalo hog farm Supreme Court decision

Derrick Braaten of Baumstark Braaten Law Partners represents a group of Buffalo, ND, landowners who are opposing  the establishment of a 9,000-hog concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) in their backyard. Last week, the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Minnesota-based Pipestone Holdings that will operate the facility. Braaten was arguing that the … Read More