The western counties of Dunn, Grant and Billings led the state in breakthrough cases per capita as of Wednesday, Oct. 13. All three counties ranked bottom five in the state in vaccination rate with less than a quarter of the eligible population opting for the shot in each jurisdiction.
Wyoming-based Bridger Pipeline reported the spill due to a pipeline fracture about 11 miles northwest of Killdeer. About 420 gallons of oil flowed onto nearby rangeland, which can render the land temporarily unusable for agriculture.
MANNING, N.D. — A pipeline that leaked produced water in western North Dakota's Dunn County last month released 1.4 million gallons of brine — far more than originally estimated, a state agency said Friday, Nov. 22.
DUNN COUNTY, N.D. — A pipeline in Dunn County leaked produced water into a creek that empties into the Knife River, but no impacts were immediately detected in the river, the state Department of Environmental Quality said Wednesday, Oct. 2.
KILLDEER, N.D. — An equipment failure caused about 163 barrels, or 6,846 gallons, of crude oil to spill Saturday at a well pad in Dunn County, according to a report released by the North Dakota Department of Health on Tuesday, Dec. 11.