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820 barrels of brine, 25 barrels of oil spill in western ND

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BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota heath officials say 820 barrels of brine and 25 barrels of oil have spilled in western North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health says the incident happened in Renville County, about 5 miles southeast of Tolley, at an oil well site operated by Texas-based Enduro Operating. Seventy barrels of the spilled brine left the ...

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Brine spills into creek north of Williston

The North Dakota Department of Health has reported that an unspecified amount of material used in the hydraulic fracturing production process was released into a creek in Williams County. The Department of Health was notified of the spill by Summit Midstream. The produced salt water known as brine was released approximately 15 miles north of Williston from a disposal line. ...

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Cleanup of Bakken oil spill nears completion

The cleanup of a North Dakota well blowout that occurred last week is nearing completion, according to a report by The Bismarck Tribune. The well released 600 barrels, or 25,000 gallons, of oil and saltwater. The incident took place on January 2 at a well site owned and operated by the private firm Petro-Hunt LLC.  A company spokesman reported to ...

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Public to discuss ND’s radioactive waste problem

Beginning January 2015 there will be several public information sessions and hearings regarding the possible changes to industrial and oilfield waste landfill regulations proposed by the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH). After the completion of a study performed by the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), which examined acceptable levels of Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (TENORM), the NDDoH proposed ...

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DRC and Health Dept. disagree on TENORM

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In light of the recent proposed re-evaluation of North Dakota’s waste disposal policies, the Dakota Resource Council (DRC) has requested that the Department of Health further examine the effects that radioactive waste in the state’s landfills would have on citizens.  The Department of Health recently proposed a set of rules that would allow oilfield waste landfills in North Dakota that ...

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Oil and brine released near Lignite

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media One hundred barrels (4,200 gallons) of brine and oil were spilled into a slough in Burke County yesterday according to Forum News Service and the North Dakota Department of Health. An undetermined ratio of brine and oil was released from a feeding line from an oil well just outside of Lignite, N.D. Cleanup response ...

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