WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Officials in a northwest North Dakota county say they want more information on the risks of a proposed oilfield waste disposal facility.

The Bismarck Tribune reports the North Dakota Department of Health will hold a public hearing Tuesday night in Watford City for a radioactive materials handling license sought by Waste Management of North Dakota.

The North Dakota Industrial Commission also is considering the company’s application to drill two injection wells at the same location that would involve the underground injection of the oilfield waste.

Some McKenzie County and township officials say they have worries about the proposal, including the proximity of the wells to an aquifer.

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