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Severed pipeline belongs to Denbury

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news Dickinson, 58602
Dickinson North Dakota 1815 1st Street West 58602

Stark County Director of Emergency Services Bill Fahlsing on Wednesday said the saltwater line that was severed west of Dickinson this week is a Denbury Resources pipeline.

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Fahlsing he doesn't believe the spill created after the line was compromised Tuesday poses a health risk, though he said the North Dakota Department of Health has jurisdiction over the spill and has been notified.

A pool of saltwater was spilled into a ditch on the north side of Highway 10 about 3 miles west of Dickinson, according to the Dickinson Rural Fire Department. A passer-by noticed the spill, which apparently was a result of contracting work being done in the area.

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