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Abandoned oil waste pit eroding into river near Medora

A long-abandoned pit formerly used to store oil drilling mud and fluids is eroding into the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota, reports the Forum News Service (FNS). The waste pit, last used about 50 years ago, is now threatening to contaminate downstream drinking water. State officials are developing a cleanup plan, and Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn ...

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ND regulators holding work session on proposed pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission is holding an informal work session on a $3.8 million pipeline from western North Dakota to Illinois. The three-member panel recently completed public hearings in Mandan, Killdeer and Williston on the Dakota Access project, which is the biggest-capacity pipeline proposed to date to move North Dakota crude. The PSC will talk about ...

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More time granted on saltwater disposal well hearing

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By Brian Gehring A company planning to build a saltwater disposal well near the boundary of Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s north unit says it will meet with opponents of the plan before proceeding. Horizon Oilfield Services had filed for a permit with the Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division to site the disposal well just off U.S. Highway 85 ...

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