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Oil spill reported at Trenton rail facility

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TRENTON, N.D. – About 500 barrels of crude oil spilled at a rail transfer facility near here, the North Dakota Department of Health said Tuesday.


A total of 477 barrels were contained and recovered. About 20 barrels escaped a secondary containment structure and reached the ground just outside the structure, the department said.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.