Saltwater spill in North Dakota under investigation

North Dakota pipe leaks 1.4 million gallons of saltwater, 170 times more  than initially reported - InForum | Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo news,  weather and sports


A saltwater spill in North Dakota’s oilfields is bein investigated by the state’s Department of Environmental Quality, a spill that could take more than a year to clean up.

The Associated Press said the spill happened when a pipeline owned by New York-based Hess Corp. broke near the town of Ray and leaked enough saltwater to fill more than two Olympic-sized swimming pools.

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