The North Dakota Supreme Court has upheld a district court decision supporting the Industrial Commission (IC) regarding a fine against a trucking firm for illegal saltwater dumping three years ago in the Bakken Shale. The IC had approved $950,000 in penalties against Black Hills Trucking (BHT). BHT argued the IC had no jurisdiction to issue fines. BHT has until Dec. 21 to file a rehearing petition before the decision is considered final