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Last week, a faulty pipeline released 1 million gallons of saltwater — a brine up to 30 times saltier than seawater — down a ravine heading towards Lake Sakakawea. There is an investigation going on as to whether the million gallons of saltwater reached the lake, threatening the drinking water intake for Mandaree.

A line in one story really struck me: “most of the salt water was pooled on the ground, soaked into the soil or held back by beaver dams.”

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