taoCMS™ Demo Site: Latest News


Home » Latest News »

Latest News

Unreported spills a problem

Posted 2/14/18 (Wed)

By Betsy Ryan
Farmer Staff Writer

When Richard Johnson stopped in to eat breakfast at the Little Missouri Grill last week, he was interested to hear a group of other breakfast eaters talking about a salt water spill. Much to his surprise, the spill was on his land.
Johnson rushed home and sure enough, the ground on a corner of his land was thawed and he could tell that it had been contaminated by salt water.
Cypress, a salt water disposal facility neighboring Johnson’s land, had suffered a break in a hydraulic hose on Sunday, Jan. 28. The spill went undetected until Monday and it wasn’t until Wednesday, Jan. 31, that Johnson became aware of it.

For the full story, subscribe to the McKenzie County Farmer