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Crude oil spills from underground pipeline

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NEW TOWN — About 690 barrels of crude oil leaked from an underground pipeline leading into a tank facility about 14 miles northeast of New Town, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Saturday.

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The pipeline is owned by Bridger Pipeline, and the spill was completely contained on site within perimeter dikes, the department said in a news release.

About 640 barrels had been recovered, and cleanup efforts were continuing.

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