Did North Dakota Regulators Hide an Oil and Gas Industry Spill Larger Than Exxon Valdez?

North Dakota Spill Could Be Nation's Largest Ever

Because of how shoddy North Dakota’s spill reporting is, and how lax federal regulations are, vested private energy interests were able to report a mere 10 gallons of spilled raw product. But an internal company memo at ONEOK, a liquids natural gas company from Oklahoma, shows an expected leak of up to 11 million gallons of “spilled condensate.”

Sources: HPR1, Desmogblog

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