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Photo by Tanner Overland / Overland Aerial Photography The cleanup site after a Tesoro Logistics LP pipeline spilled more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil into a wheat field near Tioga, is shown on Sunday.

Pipeline results came too late to stop spill

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TIOGA -- An inspection of a pipeline that leaked 20,600 barrels of oil near here showed a "serious problem" but the company did not receive the test results until after the spill occurred, a North Dakota state regulator 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 adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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