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Temporary water line in place for Divide, Burke counties

BISMARCK, N.D. — A temporary pipeline has been installed to bring water to people in Divide and Burke counties. Residents of communities including Crosby, Fortuna, Noonan and Columbus were told over the weekend to boil tap water or use bottled water after a break in a Western Area Water Supply Authority pipeline underneath a wetland. About 2,000 people were affected. ...

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Boil order in effect for people in Divide, Burke counties

BISMARCK, N.D. — Residents of communities in Divide and Burke counties have been told to boil tap water or use bottled water after a break in a Western Area Water Supply Authority pipeline. The state Health Department issued the boil order Sunday. It’s in effect until further notice for communities including Crosby, Fortuna, Noonan and Columbus. The water system brings ...

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Cleanup crew says dumpsite worse than initial report

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By Forum News Service  NOONAN – A cleanup crew has removed filter socks that were illegally dumped in an abandoned gas station in a remote corner of northwest North Dakota, and discovered that there was about twice as much waste as initially estimated. Secure Energy Services filled two large rolloff Dumpsters with the waste that contains naturally occurring radioactive material to ...

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Cleanup underway in Noonan

By Lauren Donovan, The Bismark Tribune NOONAN — A radiation team cleaning up an illegal oil field waste dump site in Noonan found an underground cache of the material and labels that are possible evidence of companies that contributed to the mess. The cleanup was expected to take all day Wednesday, with a crew of six workers in oil-streaked suits and ...

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State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

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By Amy Dalrymple  BISMARCK – North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch. Starting June 1, oil, gas and saltwater disposal wells will be required to have covered, leak-proof containers designated for disposal of ...

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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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