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ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
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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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Live blog: NDSU at Western Illinois, 6 p.m. Saturday
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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 15, 2015
State: Brine spill reached Missouri River
WILLISTON — Brine escaped from a leak in a saltwater disposal line in Williams County has reached the Missouri River, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday. Summit Midstream owns the line but it’s operated by subsidiary Meadowlark Midstream Company. The rupture...
January 15, 2015 - 11:22pm
November 18, 2014
Oil, saltwater spill contained in McKenzie County
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- Four barrels of oil and 317 barrels of saltwater was spilled and has been contained 5 miles north of Alexander in McKenzie County in western North Dakota. Whiting Oil and Gas reported the spill Monday at the Taylor 14-7H central tank battery was due to a frozen...
November 18, 2014 - 11:09am
Garber reaches plea deal in dumping case
BISMARCK — A plea agreement has been reached in a case for a man who allegedly dumped thousands of gallons of saltwater illegally. Nathan Garber, Kalispell, Mont., was charged with violations of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and false statements after continuing to use a...
September 18, 2014 - 11:34pm
July 30, 2014
Oil, saltwater spills in Mountrail County
ROSS -- An oil and saltwater spill in Mountrail County has been contained, a media release from the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said. Statoil Oil & Gas L.P. reported Tuesday that 427 barrels of oil and 142 barrels of saltwater were released, contained and recovered at...
July 30, 2014 - 10:53am
July 16, 2014
Taylor: New leadership for new realities
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...
July 16, 2014 - 6:14pm
July 10, 2014
Leaving a trail: Million gallon saltwater spill leaves trail of dead vegetation
MANDAREE — A pipeline leak in a remote area near the Missouri River is estimated to have spilled more than 1 million gallons of saltwater and...
July 10, 2014 - 10:33pm
July 9, 2014
Pipeline company says spill contained: Three Affiliated Tribes to take over investigation on leak into Missouri River
MANDAREE — The owner of a pipeline that is leaking near the Missouri River said Wednesday that the leak has been contained. In a statement issued Wednesday, Crestwood Midstream Partners said an emergency response team has been on site and “working around the clock” to implement...
July 9, 2014 - 10:46pm
April 15, 2014
Truck driver charged with illegal oilfield dumping: Wyoming company could face more than $1M in penalties
WILLISTON — Criminal charges have been filed against a truck driver accused of illegally dumping oilfield waste in western North Dakota, and...
April 15, 2014 - 11:28am
April 10, 2014
State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks
BISMARCK – North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of...
April 10, 2014 - 9:50am
February 26, 2014
600 barrels of brine leak in Dunn Co., all now recovered
About 600 barrels of brine, or saltwater, leaked from piping at a Dunn County saltwater disposal well Tuesday and were recovered, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources announced Wednesday. Belfield-based MBI Energy Services reported the leak at the site about 16 miles...
February 26, 2014 - 12:36pm
February 11, 2014
Brine flows into tributary, but state says spill contained
BISMARCK -- Brine released from a McKenzie County oilfield site reached a tributary of Lonesome Creek, but the spill was contained, the North Dakota Department of Health reported. RIM Operating Inc. reported that 250 barrels -- 10,500 gallons -- of produced saltwater, a byproduct...
February 11, 2014 - 12:51pm
January 27, 2014
Saltwater piping leak reported in Williams Co.
About 280 barrels of saltwater leaked but were contained and recovered at a well in Williams County on Friday, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division announced Monday. Kodiak Oil and Gas, the operator of the well, reported the piping leak on Monday. The well site is about 20 miles...
January 27, 2014 - 2:37pm
January 24, 2014
New map makes North Dakota oil, saltwater spill data interactive
An independent cartographer has put 14 years of oilfield spill data in a new format, but not everyone says it tells the whole story. Bozeman,...
January 24, 2014 - 11:40pm
January 23, 2014
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...
January 23, 2014 - 3:48pm
January 9, 2014
Brine spill reported in Bowman County, got into creek
MARMARTH — About 50 barrels of saltwater leaked from a pipeline approximately 9.5 miles south of Marmarth, and got into the nearby Kid Creek stream. The saltwater, which has three to four times the salinity of “what we’d like to see,” leaked from an underground pipeline...
January 9, 2014 - 4:02pm