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Brine flows into tributary, but state says spill contained

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BISMARCK -- Brine released from a McKenzie County oilfield site reached a tributary of Lonesome Creek, but the spill was contained, the North Dakota Department of Health reported.


RIM Operating Inc. reported that 250 barrels -- 10,500 gallons -- of produced saltwater, a byproduct of oil production, was released at the site about three miles west of Alexander.

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