‘A North Dakota pipeline has hemorrhaged about 1 million gallons of oil-drilling saltwater into the ground of a native Indian reservation, with some of the byproduct suspected to have leaked into a lake that provides drinking water.
The spill of a toxic byproduct of oil and natural gas production at
the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation was discovered on Tuesday.
The cleanup is expected to last for weeks, according to Miranda
Jones, vice president of environmental safety at Crestwood Midstream
Partners LP. A subsidiary of Crestwood – Arrow Pipeline LLC – owns the
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