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Oil, brine spill into Burke County slough

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BISMARCK — About 100 barrels of brine and oil have been released into a slough near Lignite in Burke County, the North Dakota Department of Health reported.

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Initial data from Taqa North USA reports that brine, as well as a yet undetermined amount of oil, was released from a main injection line feeding three injection wells about three miles northwest of Lignite.

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