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New N.D. Landfill May Take Radioactive Waste

New N.D. Landfill May Take Radioactive Waste

 A special waste landfill in far western North Dakota will seek to dispose of radioactive waste, if it becomes legal.

Charles Slaughter, of Canada-based Gibson Energy, said his company plans to step up at its WISCO landfill west of Williston about 1 mile from the Montana line.

"We will modify our permit to participate in that market," said Slaughter, adding that his company has experience with radioactive material landfills in Canada, where 20 times higher than North Dakota's proposed 50 picocuries is allowed. Currently, the state bans anything above 5 picocuries.

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