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BLM issues decision on Bear Den Pipeline

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Energy Dickinson, 58602
Dickinson North Dakota 1815 1st Street West 58602

The Bureau of Land Management has released a finding that there would be no significant environmental impact from the proposed Bear Den Pipeline project in western North Dakota.

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The agency conducted an environmental assessment of the project, which would gather crude oil from wells in McKenzie and Dunn counties south of Lake Sakakawea and deposit the oil at a central storage and transfer facility south of Watford City near Highway 85.

The pipeline will have a capacity of up to 14,000 barrels of oil per day.

The pipeline also will transport up to 3,500 barrels per day of water produced from numerous wells to a disposal well regulated by the state.

To read the finding and find information about filing an appeal, visit http://blm.gov/s8kd.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land.

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