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County objects to any lowered fine in large pipeline spill

In this photo taken Jan. 12, 2015, crews dig up land at a saltwater spill site near Blacktail Creek outside Williston, N.D. A North Dakota health official called the 70,000 barrel spill the state's largest during the state's current oil boom. (AP Photo/Williston Herald, Zack Nelson)

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williams County Commission has gone on record as opposing a reduction of a $2.4 million fine levied against a Texas company for the largest pipeline spill in North Dakota history. State regulators are considering easing the record fine levied in June against pipeline owner Summit Midstream Partners. Regulators routinely settle on fines, saying it promotes cooperation ...

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$500 million development on Williston’s outskirts approved

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williams County Commission has narrowly approved a proposed $500 million development on the outskirts of Williston, after debate about the chosen location. The Williston Crossing project proposed by the international real estate company Stropiq is to include more than 1 million square feet of retail, entertainment, office and hotel space just north of the oil patch ...

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$500 million Williston development clears big hurdle

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williams County planning and zoning committee is recommending that the County Commission approve a proposed $500 million development on the outskirts of Williston. The Williston Herald reports that the committee motion also requires Swiss-based Stropiq to begin infrastructure work within 1 ½ years. The Williston Crossing project proposed by the international real estate company would include 1 ...

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