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Radioactive waste

January 27, 2015
Comment period extended for TENORM proposal
January 27, 2015 - 11:44pm
January 21, 2015
Signs opposing raising the amount of radioactive waste allowed in North Dakota sit on chairs as members of the public circulate with questions for experts at a health department hearing Tuesday in Williston. (Press Photo by Katherine Lymn)
Public bring long list of suggestions for TENORM rules
January 21, 2015 - 1:51pm
January 17, 2015

Oaks Disposal, an oilfield waste landfill near Lindsay, Mont., is shown on Nov. 17, 2013. The disposal site can accept waste with naturally occurring radioactive material that can’t be disposed of in North Dakota. (FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple)
Public hearing set Tuesday for radioactive waste disposal rules
January 17, 2015 - 3:49pm
December 31, 2014
State holding hearings on proposed TENORM rule changes
December 31, 2014 - 6:36pm
December 26, 2014
FNS Photo by Michael Vosburg 
Brothers Dusty, left, and K.C. Sutton of Nine Energy Service prepare to install a blow out preventer on a new well on July 7 south of Stanley that has been fracked and needs to be cleaned out before it produces oil.
Bakken outlook: Oil industry faces hurdles in 2015
December 26, 2014 - 9:36pm
December 20, 2014
Hearing dates set for radioactive oilfield waste rules
December 20, 2014 - 7:41pm
December 15, 2014
Health Dept. won’t call more meetings on radioactive oilfield waste
December 15, 2014 - 11:23pm
August 28, 2014
Environmental groups want access to waste draft study
August 28, 2014 - 9:58pm
April 29, 2014
Jay Almlie: Put science before emotion on the topic of NORM waste
April 29, 2014 - 5:37pm
April 24, 2014
Cleanup crew says dumpsite worse than initial report
April 24, 2014 - 4:31pm
April 22, 2014
Owner of radioactive facility has rocky history: State doesn’t check compliance background for that kind of permit
April 22, 2014 - 11:48pm
Glatt: ND’s waste management evolves to meet needs
April 22, 2014 - 6:11pm
April 21, 2014
Dorgan: ND as ‘Superfund’ site: It can happen here
April 21, 2014 - 7:23pm
April 10, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, testifies to a legislative committee on Tuesday in Minot about the disposal of filter socks.
State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks
April 10, 2014 - 9:50am
April 4, 2014
Press Photo by Katherine Lymn
Joe Wanner, emergency preparedness coordinator for the Southwestern District Health Unit, measures a filter sock for radiation with a Geiger Counter. The sock, found in Dunn County last week, wasn’t found to be radioactive.
Know your filter socks: Dunn Co. sheriff warns citizens to stay away if they find potentially radioactive waste
April 4, 2014 - 10:59pm