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North Dakota Health Department

North Dakota HIV/AIDS rate rises with population growth

WILLISTON, N.D. — The number of HIV and AIDS cases in North Dakota has grown dramatically in recent years as workers from across the country have flocked to the state because of its booming economy.

October 13, 2014 10:45 amLoading…

Draft bill would take public's voice out of deciding on oil waste landfills

BISMARCK, N.D. — A draft bill to loosen up the process for approving oil waste landfills would take the public’s voice out of the way.

September 24, 2014 12:35 pmLoading…

Diesel fuel, antifreeze got into N.D. water line

TIOGA, N.D. — North Dakota's Health Department has confirmed that diesel fuel and antifreeze were introduced to water lines serving an apartment complex in Tioga.

May 15, 2014 9:51 amLoading…
Expert: N.D. needs to get radioactive waste under control

Expert: N.D. needs to get radioactive waste under control

A company official who specializes in radioactive waste says North Dakota risks becoming a Superfund cleanup site unless it takes decisive steps to deal with radioactive waste from Bakken oil production.

April 06, 2014 12:15 amLoading…
N.D. officials to meet with Wyoming company responsible for potentially radioactive waste

N.D. officials to meet with Wyoming company responsible for potentially radioactive waste

The North Dakota Health Department plans to meet this week with the company responsible for piling potentially radioactive filter socks and oil debris on open trailers at a rural location near Watford City.

March 04, 2014 4:44 pmLoading…

N.D. spill of oily brine reaches Little Missouri tributary

BISMARCK, N.D. — More than 28,000 gallons of an oily brine that's a byproduct of oil production leaked from a tank in western North Dakota's Billings County and reached a tributary of the Little Missouri River before freezing, the North Dakota Health Department said.

December 10, 2013 12:07 pmLoading…

Oilfield wastewater filters rejected at landfills for radioactivity

BISMARCK, N.D -- Filters used to strain wastewater from oil wells that test positive for low-level radiation are being rejected at municipal landfills in the Bakken Field oil patch.

February 11, 2012 9:00 pmLoading…

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