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2 companies fined by ND now face federal sewage disposal fine

January 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Two companies fined more than half a million dollars by the state of North Dakota for improperly dumping sewage in the western Oil Patch have reached an agreement with federal prosecutors to pay more fines. Continue Reading

$700K in fines levied for wrongful sewage disposal

January 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The North Dakota Department of Health on Friday announced more than a half-million dollars in penalties for two companies found to have improperly disposed of septic waste in the Oil Patch. Continue Reading

EGF leaders again kill sewage project

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The wastewater interconnect, a project that would have Grand Forks treating East Grand Forks’ sewage, was killed for a second time in the last 10 months on Tuesday. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks council gives sewage project another go

June 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The East Grand Forks City Council voted Tuesday to seek a state grant that could fund a project to transfer city sewage to Grand Forks for treatment.
Under the terms of the grant, the state would pay half of the projects it selects to fund. The cost of connecting to the Grand Forks sewage system under the Red River is estimated at $8 million.
The deadline to apply is June 26. Continue Reading

Love is in the, um, air? N.Y.C. sewage plant offers Valentine’s Day tours

February 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The tour host and superintendent of the Newtown Creek Wastewater treatment plant in Brooklyn tells the New York Daily News it’ll be a unique date, and one that special someone will never forget. Continue Reading

GF&P panel upset about sewage going into reservior

December 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

FORT PIERRE Members of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission made clear last week they won’t tolerate further inaction on a pollution problem at Angostura Reservoir. Continue Reading

High flows force city to pump raw sewage into river

July 8, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

High flows through the Jamestown sanitary sewer system last week forced officials to pump two lift stations directly to the river. The pumping began on June 30 and continued at one of the lift stations for four days, according to Steve Suko, utility operations director for Jamestown.
“We’re doing pretty good now,” he said. “The pumping seemed to de-water the system enough so things could be handled.”
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