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Saltwater spills into pasture

BISMARCK - About 200 barrels of saltwater were spilled into a pasture in northwest North Dakota, the state Department of Health said in a news release.

BISMARCK – About 200 barrels of saltwater were spilled into a pasture in northwest North Dakota, the state Department of Health said in a news release.

The spill of produced water, a byproduct of oil production, occurred Wednesday, Aug. 10, as a result of a damaged injection line. The incident occurred in Bottineau County, approximately 3.5 miles north of Mohall. The line is operated by Enduro Operating, LLC.

The health department is on site and will work with the company on remediation plans.

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