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Ex-well operator in North Dakota indicted in dumping case

The former operator of a saltwater well in southwest North Dakota linked to an illegal wastewater dumping case pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges Monday in federal court in Bismarck. A federal indictment charges Jason Halek, of Southlake, Texas, with conspiring with others in a number of illegal acts including injecting saltwater — an unwanted byproduct of oil production ...

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Illegal dumping results in 50 years in prison for oil exec

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The Associated Press reported today that an oil executive faces more than 50 years in prison for violating environmental laws. Nathan Garber, the President of Executive Drilling LLC will be sentenced on Sept. 26th in Bismarck. Garber recently reached an undisclosed plea deal with federal prosecutors. He is charged with multiple felony counts of ...

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