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Submitted Photo Bags of filter socks were found at an abandoned gas station near Noonan, a small town in Divide County. The North Dakota Department of Health is investigating the incident.

Stocking Waste: Hundreds of filter socks discovered in Noonan

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NOONAN — Authorities are investigating the discovery of radioactive waste piled into an abandoned gas station in this small Divide County town.

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The waste consists of hundreds of bags of “filter socks,” oilfield waste that contains naturally-occurring radioactive material.

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