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Oil from Tioga spill seeped 30 feet into ground, maybe farther: Committee also briefed on progress of Casselton derailment cleanup


BISMARCK — Oil from a major pipeline leak near Tioga last fall has seeped at least 30 feet below ground, “and we think it’s gone down farther than that,” the North Dakota Department of Health’s environmental section chief told state lawmakers Tuesday.

Dave Glatt briefed the Legislature’s interim Energy Development and Transmission Committee on the progress of cleaning up the spill that was discovered by a landowner in his wheat field near Tioga on Sept. 29.

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