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Department of Health responds to brine spill in Dunn County

BISMARCK - The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a spill involving 6,258 gallons of brine released from a pipeline in Dunn County. The department was notified Tuesday that 149 barrels of brine -- a byproduct of oil and gas produc...

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BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a spill involving 6,258 gallons of brine released from a pipeline in Dunn County.

The department was notified Tuesday that 149 barrels of brine -- a byproduct of oil and gas production -- was released from a pipeline at a well owned by Marathon Oil about 6 miles north of Killdeer.

There’s no evidence of the spill impacting wetlands at this time, according to a news release from the health department.

The department will work with the company on remediation plans, the release stated.

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