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Toxic waste dumping to be prosecuted

December 5, 2013

STANLEY – A man accused of dumping “toxic material” onto roadways in Mountrail County will appear for a preliminary hearing on his charges in February. Chad N....

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Dec-05-13 2:36 PM

Prosecute to the fullest extent of the law.....just get one fact straight first. Invert and/or drilling mud/fluid is NOT a bi-product of the "fracturing" process. Its this type of ignorance that creates hate and discontent. Get the facts straight.....but by all means throw that guy in Jail because his actions also gives the industry a bad name.

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Dec-05-13 12:02 PM

This practice is too common. The fines for this kind of behavior are obviously not high enough to deter it.

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Dec-05-13 12:00 PM

Sure hope the state is recording all of the contractors because years from now i expect the discovery of pollution like this incident to be routine and the taxpayers should not have to pay for it.

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Dec-05-13 2:19 AM

This person should have to pay to have the affected area cleaned up. If not this will demonstrate the legal acceptance of these practices.

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