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Emulsion spill reported in Billings County

FAIRFIELD -- Emulsion from a pipeline leak spilled about 50 barrels into Frank's Creek approximately 16 miles northwest of Belfield, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday in a statement.

FAIRFIELD -- Emulsion from a pipeline leak spilled about 50 barrels into Frank’s Creek approximately 16 miles northwest of Belfield, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday in a statement.

The spill resulted from a pipeline leak at a site operated by White Rock Oil and Gas,

Initial estimates indicate approximately 300 barrels of emulsion were released. Of this, an estimated 50 barrels flowed into the creek.

Personnel from the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division and the Department of Health are at the site. Department of Health personnel are monitoring the investigation.

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