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Pipeline leak spills saltwater and oil in Stark County

BISMARCK, N.D. — State officials are monitoring the cleanup of a pipeline leak that spilled saltwater and oil in Stark County.

The Health Department says an estimated 5,880 gallons of saltwater and 420 gallons of oil were released at a site operated by C12 Energy North Dakota LLC. It happened Monday about half a mile north of Dickinson.

Officials say it does not appear any surface water was impacted.

Officials with the Health Department and the state Oil and Gas Division are at the scene.

In related news, County objects to any lowered fine in large pipeline spill.

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