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BISMARCK, N.D. – Funding for a pilot program on remediation of land spoiled by oil-drilling saltwater pits was recommended Thursday by the North Dakota Oil and Gas Research Program board.
The board passed its recommendation of awarding $500,000 to the Energy and Environmental Research Center’s proposal to the North Dakota Industrial Commission.
The EERC’s proposal was recommended by a 3-2 vote over one proposed by North Dakota State University’s School of Natural Resource Sciences. The meeting was held at the Department of Mineral Resources office in Bismarck. Continue reading…