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Brine Spill Near Mohall

Brine Spill Near Mohall

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 A leaking pipeline in Bottineau County has spilled about 250 barrels of brine - an oilfield salt-water waste.

The North Dakota Department of Health was notified yesterday and cleanup efforts by Enduro Operating are now underway.

The spill impacted soil and surface water of a creek about three miles northeast of Mohall.

Water Quality Director Karl Rockeman says the creek is a tributary to the Souris River, which is about 30 miles downstream. 

He says containment dikes have been placed in the creek and about 200 barrels of saltwater have been recovered.
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