Crews work on the Sacagawea Pipeline in McKenzie County, N.D., on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service

Former Worker Says Lake At Risk Of Oil Leak, Pipeline Contractor Defends Workmanship

NEW TOWN, N.D. – A former crew member on an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota claims that pipe installed under Lake Sakakawea was not properly inspected and he fears the lake could be at risk. But the owner of the pipeline contracting company stands by the work and says the claims are false…
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Lake Sakakawea Response Team Tries To Answer: What If?

NEW TOWN, N.D. – A December oil well blowout east of here had minimal effect on Lake Sakakawea, but it was too close for comfort for those who love the lake. “Our concern was: What if? What if that water hadn’t been ice covered? What if it was spring?” said Terry Fleck, chairman of the…
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