By Renée Jean

North Dakota won one bid for primacy on a federal oil and gas issue, but lost it on another in back-to-back days. 

The state will now be able to oversee Class VI injection wells upon completion of innovative carbon sequestration projects  — authority it had been seeking for years — but the Bureau of Land Management’s flaring rule will stand, after a measure that would have repealed the regulation failed by one vote in the Senate. 

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