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Saltwater spill reported near Montana border

A spill that released approximately 320 barrels of saltwater was reported Thursday about 25 miles southwest of Watford City, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division stated in a release.

The spill — which was reported to state officials by Alturas Energy LLC — included approximately three barrels of oil.

The spill was “contained and recovered,” and a state inspector was dispatched to the scene.  

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