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1 Mn Gallons of Oil-Drilling Byproducts Leaked Into N. Dakota Drinking Water


Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Health, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 43 days ago - rt.com
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.



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Kamia T. (66)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 12:31 pm
The clean-up is expected to last for weeks? No, try lifetimes. You can never get to all the ground water affected by a spill. That's why as much as I hate oil trains, I hate pipelines more because they are NEVER sufficiently monitored or have automatic shutoffs.
 
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