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Oil-field waste regulators should be more proactive

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It took explosions, fires and deaths before federal and state regulators got grimly serious about the risks of transporting Bakken oil.


Likewise, it took the discovery of mounds of dumped oil-field waste before North Dakota regulators made safe disposal a top priority.

Now, here’s a suggestion for North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple and his regulatory officials:

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