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NTSB: Neglect, inaction caused Michigan oil spill

July 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DETROIT (AP) The Canadian operator of an oil pipeline that ruptured in southwestern Michigan two years ago, causing the most expensive onshore spill in U.S. history, failed to deal adequately with structural problems detected years ago and to respond appropriately to the catastrophe, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Compression facility rupture unreported in Dunn County

March 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DUNN COUNTY Twisted metal and large chunks of debris from an explosion littered the site and area surrounding a Hiland Partners compressor station west of Killdeer on Thursday. Continue Reading

Saltwater pipeline in northwest North Dakota Ruptured

July 28, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

A Texas company says an underground saltwater pipeline ruptured in northwest North Dakota and flooded about 40 acres of farmland and wetlands.
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