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Contractor selected for hazardous waste cleanup

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BISMARCK — A contractor has been chosen to clean up hazardous oilfield waste that was found dumped illegally in an abandoned gas station in northwest North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health announced Tuesday that it has selected Next Generation Solutions – Secure Energy Services to haul away the filter socks from Noonan in Divide County. Next Generation was ...

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Bakken Briefings

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Via the Bismark Tribune Bakken Breifly Robinson Lake plant to expand The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday on a proposed expansion of the Robinson Lake Gas Plant located about eight miles northeast of New Town. The Robinson Lake Gas Plant, owned by Whiting Oil and Gas Corp., was originally constructed in 2007 to process ...

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Taxpayers will foot bill for Noonan cleanup

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By Lauren Donovan It will cost North Dakota taxpayers $12,600 to clean up the mess of radioactive filter socks and other debris discovered last month in a dilapidated gas station in the tiny town of Noonan. The state Health Department said Monday it will hire one of only two companies licensed by North Dakota to handle radioactive waste to remove the ...

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Montana operator first in radioactive waste business

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By Lauren Donovan GLENDIVE, Mont. — While North Dakota figures out what to do with radioactive waste from oil production, a Montana operator hopes it doesn’t change a thing. Ross Oakland, owner of Oaks Disposal northwest of Glendive, Mont., is doing pretty good business taking oil field waste from North Dakota, because his operation is handily located at the western ...

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North Dakota headed for a superfund disaster?

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 By Lauren Donovan A company official who specializes in radioactive waste says North Dakota risks becoming a superfund clean up site unless it takes decisive steps to deal with radioactive waste from Bakken oil production. Joe Weismann, who heads up radiological operations for U.S. Ecology Inc., with sites in the U.S. and Canada, said North Dakota needs to get the situation under ...

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Bakken Briefings

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Changing Ray The city of Ray could look very different in five years. City Planner Brent Moore has been working with Ray’s Planning Commission over the past six months to develop a comprehensive plan, with the highway corridor and Main Street targeted as growth areas. Moore said comprehensive plans focus on a design for growth rather than how any specific ...

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