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May 18, 2017
No impact expected from fuel spill in Devils Lake
DEVILS LAKES, N.D.—The Tuesday spill of hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel into Devils Lake is not expected to seriously harm the lake and its fishery, said a representative of the North Dakota Department of Health. Karl Rockeman, director of the health department's division...
May 18, 2017 - 6:15pm
May 28, 2015
JRFD responds to anyhdrous leak
Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office units and Jamestown Rural Fire Department responded to a report of leaking anhydrous ammonia at Ypsilanti at 11:21 p.m. Tuesday, according Sarah Van De Velde, Stutsman County assistant emergency manager. Van De Velde said a sheriff’s deputy called...
May 28, 2015 - 7:14am
May 24, 2014
State officials investigate recent pipeline leak
CHARLSON, N.D. — About 10 to 20 gallons of a petroleum product have spilled into Sand Creek, a tributary of Lake Sakakawea, the North Dakota Department of Health said Friday. The product that spilled has not been positively identified, but appears to be associated with a pipeline...
May 24, 2014 - 7:58am
April 14, 2014
N.D. pipeline leaks about 560 barrels of fluid
MEDORA, N.D. — A pipeline has leaked about 560 barrels of production fluid 10 miles south of Medora, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Saturday. A news release said the Billings County spill was reported by Continental Resources. The company said the production fluid,...
April 14, 2014 - 6:59am
March 4, 2014
Pipe leak releases 2,380 barrels of brine
ALAMO, N.D. — A pipe leak released about 2,380 barrels – or 99,960 gallons – of brine at a saltwater disposal well near here, but the release was contained on the site, the Department of Mineral Resources said Monday. Frontier Ventures reported that the leak occurred Saturday...
March 4, 2014 - 7:20am
February 12, 2014
Oil from pipeline seeped 30 feet into ground, maybe farther
BISMARCK — Oil from a major pipeline leak near Tioga last fall has seeped at least 30 feet below ground, “and we think it’s gone down farther than that,” the North Dakota Department of Health’s environmental section chief told state lawmakers Tuesday. Dave Glatt briefed...
February 12, 2014 - 7:00am
June 11, 2013
Ellsberg: No leaks more significant than Snowden's
KENSINGTON, Calif. (AP) -- Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg calls the revelations by a government contractor on U.S. secret surveillance programs the most "significant disclosure" in the nation's history. In 1971, Ellsberg passed the secret Defense Department study of U.S....
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June 11, 2013 - 1:00pm
April 5, 2012
Businesses evacuate after gas line cut
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) -- Three businesses north of Dickinson were evacuated after a natural gas line was damaged by a construction crew. Rural Fire Chief Andy Paulson told The Dickinson Press that the gas in the line did not ignite, and no one was hurt in the Tuesday morning incident....
April 5, 2012 - 7:34am
April 4, 2012
3 ND businesses evacuate after gas line cut
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) -- Three businesses north of Dickinson were evacuated after a natural gas line was damaged by a construction crew. Rural Fire Chief Andy Paulson tells The Dickinson Press that the gas in the line did not ignite, and no one was hurt in the Tuesday morning incident....
April 4, 2012 - 9:58am
February 10, 2012
Feds slap CA utility for San Onofre ammonia leak
MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An ammonia leak that caused an emergency alert at the San Onofre nuclear plant in November was caused by employees who failed to recognize degraded equipment and fix it, federal regulators said Friday. The Nuclear Regulatory...
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February 10, 2012 - 6:00pm
July 21, 2011
GF plant evacuates
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- Authorities say they have contained an ammonia leak at a Grand Forks plant that prompted the evacuation of workers and nearby businesses. Grand Forks Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Sandry told the Grand Forks Herald that officials contained the leak at the...
July 21, 2011 - 7:01am
Firemen respond to gas leak
The Jamestown Fire Department was called in after construction work caused a potential gas leak in southeast Jamestown Monday evening. Lt. Robert Opp of the Jamestown Police Department said workers at the Business Loop East project hit a gas line Monday. The fire department was...
June 21, 2011 - 7:01am
April 6, 2011
Saltwater, oil spill reported in western N.D.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service says about 100 barrels of saltwater and oil leaked from a pipeline north of Keene, and some of the spill reached Lake Sakakawea, a Missouri River reservoir about a mile away. Forest Service spokeswoman Sharon Higley says the lake is...
April 6, 2011 - 11:20am
April 1, 2011
2008 gas leak at N.D. beet plant sparks lawsuit
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- A man who says he was injured three years ago by a sulfur dioxide gas leak at a sugar beet processing plant in North Dakota wants three companies to pay for unspecified medical expenses and lost wages. Fifty-six-year-old contractor Conrad Rostvet is suing...
April 1, 2011 - 11:32am
September 4, 2010
Leaking oil well temporarily plugged
BISMARCK (AP) -- A Texas company says it temporarily plugged a ruptured oil well Friday in western North Dakota that leaked more than 2,400 barrels of crude and water. Bob Cornelius, a spokesman for Denbury Onshore of Plano, Texas, said the company pumped heavy mud in the well that...
September 4, 2010 - 7:20am