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Oil company may face sanctions

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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP)  — A Colorado oil company probably will be sanctioned for not heeding a warning to properly secure a North Dakota well that was swamped by floodwaters and spilled oil near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, a state health official said Monday. Environmental geologist Kris Roberts said potential fines or other actions were “likely” against ...

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Oil spills into Missouri River in North Dakota


By REGINA GARCIA CANO (AP) SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — As many as 33 barrels of oil have been contained after spilling from a well into floodwaters near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers in northwest North Dakota, the state’s Department of Health said Saturday. Ice jams in the rivers resulting from warmer weather have caused the waters to ...

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