Statement on Today’s Tioga Oil Spill Legislative Field Hearing

House Minority Leader Kenton Onstad (Parshall), State Representative Marvin Nelson (Rolla), and State Senator John Warner (Ryder) have released the following statement:

“The Tioga oil spill was the largest oil spill in North Dakota history. The spill exposed serious concerns about the integrity of our pipelines and raised many questions about the state’s response.

“The purpose of this legislative hearing is to get answers as to why this spill occurred, what went wrong in the state’s response, and to determine what oversight and mitigation issues are being …

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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 …

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