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North Dakota Lawmakers Advance Bill to Limit Oil Spill Reporting

HeadlineJan 30, 2017

In North Dakota, the state House of Representatives has advanced a bill that would allow companies to conceal spills of oil, natural gas and contaminated water. House Bill 1151 passed overwhelmingly last Wednesday. It would end a requirement that fossil fuel companies report spills at well sites of less than 10 barrels, or 420 gallons.

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