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Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight led to a waste pit being located too close to a city’s water well.
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Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight led to a waste pit being located too close to a city’s water well.
Commissioners told Department …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Action delayed on oil production rules

December 20, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) New rules to restrict oil waste disposal were delayed Tuesday when Gov. Jack Dalrymple said the regulations were too vague about whether some producers would be allowed to continue dumping in open pits.
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New oil rules to ban most open waste pits

September 20, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Proposed rules for North Dakota’s oil industry would ban liquid waste dumping in open pits and provide incentives for companies to list the chemicals they pump underground to break up the shale rock that produces oil.
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