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Environmental groups take oil waste concerns to state health officials

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – Two environmental groups say the amount of radioactive material around the Oil Patch is at a threatening level and only increasing as the state lags in enforcing environmental regulations. Continue Reading

Western N.D. landfills seeing increase in radioactive oil waste

January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state Health Department says municipal landfills in western North Dakota increasingly are rejecting oil field waste because of elevated lead and radiation levels. Health officials say there is no risk to the public. Continue Reading

Bowman County hosts informational meeting about uranium mining

December 15, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Due to an increasing interest in uranium, southwest counties in North Dakota may once again face the possibility of uranium exploration and mining after an almost 30-year lull. Continue Reading