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Submitted Photo Fluid is shown in this Monday photo emailed to The Press by an anonymous source spilled on the runway at Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport south of Dickinson.

600 gallons of fluid allegedly spilled at airport: Station operations director denies fluid was toxic

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The North Dakota Department of Health is looking into a possible spill of a potentially toxic fluid at Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport earlier this month.

A “concerned citizen” relayed information last week about an incident where approximately 600 gallons of airplane deicing fluid was allegedly released on the Dickinson airport’s runway, according to a release sent out Friday by Kris Roberts of the department’s Environmental Health Section.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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