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Submitted Photo These filter socks were found at an abandoned gas station near Noonan, a small town in Divide County. The North Dakota Department of Health is investigating the incident.

Radioactive waste discovered at abandoned gas station in small Divide County town

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NOONAN, N.D. -- Authorities are investigating the discovery of radioactive waste piled into an abandoned gas station in this small Divide County town.

The waste consists of hundreds of bags of “filter socks,” oilfield waste that contains naturally occurring radioactive material.

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