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Oil spills

Stacked rigs and other idle oil equipment is seen in a Nabors Drilling yard near Williston, North Dakota April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen/File Photo
Port: Reform to North Dakota’s oil spill guidelines is imperfect but an improvement over the status quo
March 28, 2017 - 10:05am
January 27, 2017
Letter: Don't force reporting of tiny, contained oil spills
January 27, 2017 - 6:20am
September 23, 2016
Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, in Los Angeles, Sept. 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
September 23, 2016 - 3:11pm
January 9, 2016
A drilling rig operates on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, south of Tioga, N.D. (Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service)
North Dakota to take a closer look at oil industry fines behind closed doors
January 9, 2016 - 3:02pm
December 12, 2015
Researchers at the University of North Dakota found anecdotal evidence that workmanship and inspections were a key to preventing spills from pipelines such as these. 
Photo courtesy of UND EERC
Digging for root cause of pipeline spills
December 12, 2015 - 8:45pm
June 18, 2015
After river oil spills, senator calls for oversight hearing for nation's pipeline safety agency
June 18, 2015 - 11:45pm
June 5, 2015
State regulators say oil wells near Missouri, Yellowstone rivers ready for flooding
June 5, 2015 - 8:45pm
June 4, 2015
White Earth voices concerns about Sandpiper
June 4, 2015 - 10:10pm
May 8, 2015
Protesters gather near the Watertown Civic Arena Friday to voice their opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. President Barack Obama visited Watertown, speaking at the Lake Area Technical Institute graduation ceremony. (Marcus Traxler/Forum News Service)
Obama's South Dakota visit brings out pipeline protesters
May 8, 2015 - 6:30pm
February 17, 2015
Five significant oil-related spills reported over weekend in N.D.
February 17, 2015 - 11:45pm
February 4, 2015
LETTER: N.D. should ramp up enforcement of oil rules
February 4, 2015 - 4:00am
January 28, 2015
Workers tethered to an air boat for safety squeegeed oil into holes or slots in the ice-covered Yellowstone River near Glendive, Mont., on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. The oil was then scooped up into hand buckets or via a 2-inch suction line. Kathleen J. Bryan/Forum News Service
Lawmakers call for higher pipeline standards in wake of spills
January 28, 2015 - 8:30pm
December 9, 2014

From left, landowners Larry Peterson, Pete Artz, Kent Huber and Marvin Nelson meet with North Dakota Department of Health Director David Glatt Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Antler, N.D., to discuss the impacts of the oil boom
Press Photo by Andy Brown
Landowners from the Oil Patch believe state is bowing to oil companies, threaten litigation
December 9, 2014 - 10:17pm
July 18, 2014
Ryan Taylor
Ryan Taylor: Hat-wearing, non-furbearing leadership for N.D.
July 18, 2014 - 4:30am
June 13, 2014
PSC candidates want to consolidate oil spill oversight
June 13, 2014 - 6:45am