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Oilfield company fined $1.5 million for disposal violation

July 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Industrial Commission levied $1.5 million in fines against an oil and gas operator Tuesday for violations that put a county’s drinking water at risk, the largest civil penalty the commission has ever issued. Continue Reading

State seeks to shield SD from becoming ND oil waste dump

January 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE A legislative committee agreed Thursday that South Dakota should adopt more stringent regulations for disposal of liquid wastes from oil and gas wells.
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Oil exec in Stark County Court for frack water disposal practices

September 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Oil executive Nathan Garber made an initial appearance at the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson on Wednesday on charges that he illegally threatened area drinking water with his company’s hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” waste disposal practices. Continue Reading

Commission approves Hettinger County salt water disposal well

August 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) A proposed salt water disposal well has been approved in rural Hettinger County, but a state regulator said he doesn’t expect it will be used right away. Continue Reading

Committee passes bill for safe disposal of medication

July 31, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously passed legislation introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Cornyn (R-TX) that would provide consumers with safe and responsible ways to dispose of unused controlled substances. Continue Reading