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Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
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Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
January 23, 2015
Montana town's water quality improving days after oil spill
A Montana town's water supply, contaminated by oil from a breached pipeline over the weekend, may be safe for drinking again by Friday, state officials said, after tests showed a drop in concentrations of a cancer-causing petrochemical. The contamination is linked to last Saturday's...
January 23, 2015 - 5:02pm
Shifting ice on Yellowstone complicates oil recovery
GLENDIVE, Mont. — Constantly changing ice conditions on the Yellowstone River are complicating attempts to retrieve the 40,000 gallons of oil...
January 23, 2015 - 12:38am
January 22, 2015
Lessons learned: Oil spill effects on Yellowstone River’s fish, wildlife still uncertain
GLENDIVE, Mont. — Guided by lessons learned during the response to the 2011 oil spill in the Yellowstone River, Montana Fish, Wildlife and...
January 22, 2015 - 12:42am
January 21, 2015
Glendive residents cope with water contamination
GLENDIVE, Mont. — When Ginger Mosley first detected the smell of oil in the water at her home on Dodge Street in Glendive, it didn’t take...
January 21, 2015 - 10:03pm
January 20, 2015
Agency says oil pipeline break into Yellowstone River below riverbed
GLENDIVE, Mont. -- The pipeline break that released an estimated 42,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River is beneath the river bed, a federal official said Tuesday. The Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration confirmed the location of the break, but couldn't...
January 20, 2015 - 9:14pm
Response underway at breached pipeline near Glendive, restart date unknown
GLENDIVE, Mont. -- Bridger Pipeline is digging up a pipeline that breached over the weekend and spilled crude oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, a federal agency said on Tuesday. The pipeline operator was unearthing the pipeline so the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials...
January 20, 2015 - 2:23pm
January 19, 2015
Update: Fresh water being trucked into Glendive after Bakken crude spills into Yellowstone River
GLENDIVE, Mont. -- Truckloads of water are being brought into Glendive after a spill of close to 1,200 barrels of oil, roughly 50,000 gallons,...
January 19, 2015 - 10:10pm
Two spills reported
A piping leak and an act of vandalism caused two spills in the oilfield over the weekend. The first, reported Saturday at a Hess Corp. central tank facility 9 miles south of Tioga, leaked about 320 barrels of brine from a piping leak, according to the Department of Mineral Resources....
January 19, 2015 - 4:03pm
January 15, 2015
Spill reported in Renville County
TOLLEY — An estimated 25 barrels of oil and 820 barrels of brine were spilled at an oil well site in Renville County. According to a North Dakota Department of Health press release, an estimated 70 barrels of the spilled brine flowed off of the well pad 5 miles east of Tolley....
January 15, 2015 - 12:10am
December 11, 2014
Spill contained in Williams County
BISMARCK — A spill about 10 miles southeast of Ray has been contained, according to a release. Hess Bakken Investments II reported a failed valve at a well site, which caused 800 barrels of saltwater to be released Wednesday. Vacuum trucks recovered 650 barrels on Wednesday and...
December 11, 2014 - 11:34pm
December 9, 2014
Officials say 2 saltwater, oil spills contained
BISMARCK — Two spills involving saltwater and oil have been contained on site in northern North Dakotas, the state Department of Mineral Resources’ Oil and Gas Division reported. Petro Harvester Operating Co. reported Friday that 20 barrels of oil and 225 barrels of saltwater...
December 9, 2014 - 10:30pm
November 18, 2014
Letter: Impressed by Tioga farmers who endured spill
After reading the front-page story in The Dickinson Press on Oct. 4 about the husband and wife, Steve and Patty Jensen, and the gigantic oil spill on their farmland near Tioga, I was very impressed. Their attitude and communication with the oil companies and environmentalists are...
November 18, 2014 - 8:27pm
October 17, 2014
Spill reported near Watford City
WATFORD CITY -- A mechanical failure in a wellhead lead to the leak of at least 300 barrels of oil and water from a well about 4 miles northwest of Watford City. Except for an undetermined amount of mist, the 300 barrels is being contained, according to the North Dakota Oil and...
October 17, 2014 - 4:27pm
September 4, 2014
350-barrel brine spill reported near Belfield
BELFIELD — An estimated 350 barrels of brine, or salt water, leaked from a tank about 10 miles northwest of Belfield on Aug. 28, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Thursday. The well site is owned by Slawson Exploration Co., which reported the spill Thursday — a week...
September 4, 2014 - 10:55pm
August 20, 2014
Oil spills into slough in Bottineau County
WESTHOPE — Three barrels of oil were released Sunday into a slough six miles southeast of Westhope in Bottineau County, North Dakota Department of Health officials said. The spill was discovered about at 2 p.m. Sunday at a site owned by Enduro Operating due to a broken pipe at...
August 20, 2014 - 11:03pm