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Radioactive waste comes to the surface in North Dakota

Published 11/23/2013, Forum News Service

The state’s oil industry generates 75 tons of low-level radioactive waste per day and the state has few rules on how to handle it, but does say it can't be dumped here. But the waste does show up illegally in North Dakota landfills as some companies try to avoid the expense and time it takes to properly transport the waste out of state.

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