BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Industrial Commission has established a special grant round and is currently accepting applications through July 17th for the North Dakota Lignite Research, Development, and Marketing Program. This program funds projects that involve research and development of North Dakota’s abundant lignite resources.
The Legislature established the program in 1987 to provide funding for research, development, marketing, and education projects that support near term, practical research that will preserve and enhance the development of North Dakota lignite.
For more information on the program, contact Mike Holmes (701-258-7117) or Karlene Fine (701- 328-3722)
The North Dakota Industrial Commission, consisting of Gov. Doug Burgum, as chairman, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, oversees the Lignite Research & Development Program.