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Industrial Commission OKs oilfield waste treatment facility in Dunn County


BISMARCK — Oilfield waste treatment facilities like the one approved in Dunn County by the North Dakota Industrial Commission on Monday could face greater scrutiny in the future as county officials consider revising their zoning ordinance to address such projects.

“We want to make sure that when one of these applications comes in that it’s not put next to a rural residence or something that would not go hand-in-hand with the landscape,” County Commissioner Donna Scott said.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.