Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well
STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight led to a waste pit being located too close to a city’s water well.
Commissioners told Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms they’d like to have more communication with the state agency about waste sites where drilling cuttings — a waste product of oil development — are buried.
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