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December North Dakota Oil Spill More Than 3 Times Larger Than Initial Estimate: Report

By Nick Wing

A crude oil spill in western North Dakota in December is now believed to have leaked about 530,000 gallons of oil, much larger than initially anticipated, according to an Associated Press report published on a local news website on Friday.

This is among the biggest spills in the state’s history, the AP report said quoting Health Department environmental scientist, Bill Seuss. (

A crude transmission line was shut after a leak was discovered …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green