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Updated: N.D. shuts down handler of radioactive oilfield waste for violations in Killdeer

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health has ordered a company that handles radioactive oilfield waste to shut down its facility near Killdeer after state inspectors found several violations there earlier this month.

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Updated: N.D. shuts down handler of radioactive oilfield waste for violations in Killdeer

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health has ordered a company that handles radioactive oilfield waste to shut down its facility near Killdeer after state inspectors found several violations there earlier this month.

The emergency order …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hundreds of filter socks discovered in Noonan

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

NOONAN — Authorities are investigating the discovery of radioactive waste piled into an abandoned gas station in this small Divide County town.

The waste consists of hundreds of bags of “filter socks,” a byproduct of oil development that cont…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hundreds of filter socks discovered in Noonan

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

NOONAN — Authorities are investigating the discovery of radioactive waste piled into an abandoned gas station in this small Divide County town.

The waste consists of hundreds of bags of “filter socks,” a byproduct of oil development that cont…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Radioactive waste “stockpiled” on trailers near Watford City: State officials are investigating, county officials are mad

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Officials are investigating potentially radioactive material and looking into penalties against the company responsible for flatbed trailers stockpiled with filter socks near Watford City.

The trailers are a few miles southwest of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora moves to secure loan for $8M wastewater treatment facility:

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — City leaders here took another step Wednesday toward the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility slated for $8 million.
During a special City Council meeting the body voted unanimously to move ahead with the application proces…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora moves to secure loan for $8M wastewater treatment facility:

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — City leaders here took another step Wednesday toward the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility slated for $8 million.
During a special City Council meeting the body voted unanimously to move ahead with the application proces…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

600 gallons of fluid allegedly spilled at airport: Station operations director denies fluid was toxic

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Department of Health is looking into a possible spill of a potentially toxic fluid at Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport earlier this month.
A “concerned citizen” relayed information last week about an incident where approximat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fight against bad medicine: Medical community teams up with law enforcement to combat prescription abuse from the inside

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

As prescription drug addiction becomes an ever-increasing problem in North Dakota, members of the medical and law enforcement community are working together to try and stop it before it starts.
“It’s becoming a national epidemic,” said John Va…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pipeline leaks 400 barrels of oil

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Targa pipeline was struck and damaged, causing it to leak about 400 barrels of crude oil, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Friday.
The spill occurred about nine miles north of Alexander. Most of it was contained in a trench being du…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com