Maxbass, ND (KEYZ) The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of a release occurring on September 24, at the Amanda Peterson Salt water disposal site about twelve miles northwest of Maxbass. Great American Royalties, Inc. reported Monday that 470 barrels of saltwater were released and recovered due to a tank overflow. The initial report indicated the incident was contained to location; however, Oil and Gas Division staff is working with staff from the North Dakota Department of Health to determine if the spill left location. Results of soil samples are pending.
A state inspector has been to the location and will monitor any additional clean-up.