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Case study: Environmental problems from N. Dakota evaporation pits linger

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BISMARCK — North Dakota long ago phased out the practice of storing saltwater from oil production in evaporation ponds, but the environmental effects still linger today and likely will for decades to come without remediation, according to a case study in Bottineau County.


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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.