It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
(visit the link for the full news article)
Damage around a North Dakota oil well site where officials believe floodwaters shifted a storage tank, causing at least 900 gallons of oil to spill into the Missouri River, does not appear to be significant, state health department officials said Friday.
The site is among about 40 on the flood plain southwest of Williston shut down under state orders when the river started to rise in May.
Some companies emptied storage tanks of oil and refilled them with water to hold them down in the high
Originally posted by chuckk
900 gallons into a major river is a drop in the bucket, it will dispense quickly and have no effect.
Originally posted by Skywatcher2011
Man, this reminds me of the BP oil spill! Why can't these large oil companies go under heavy safety and operations inspection from an outside and trustworthy company?