ND Democratic Legislators Announce Field Hearing on Tioga Oil Spill

ND Democratic Legislators Announce Field Hearing on Tioga Oil Spill

North Dakota House Democratic Leader, State Representative Kenton Onstad of Parshall has released the following statement:

“The recent Tesoro pipeline spill near Tioga has raised many serious questions about the integrity and security of oil pipelines in western North Dakota. It is important that these questions are answered immediately.

“This is why the North Dakota Democratic House and Senate Caucuses will be holding a field hearing in Stanley on Wednesday, November 20 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Mountrail County South Complex.

“Invitations have been sent out to appropriate officials. The purpose of this hearing is to simply get answers from government and industry, which may be used to develop appropriate policies that will ensure that incidents like this do not happen again. We invite the public to attend and we look forward to hearing from all invited officials.”

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From: Dem-NPL News

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