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Published May 19, 2013, 04:05 PM

Radioactive waste is found in a trash can in Williston

Williston, ND (WDAY TV) -- About 100 filter socks used in the oilfields, containing radioactive materials have been found near Williston, hidden in a city garbage can.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Williston, ND (WDAY TV) -- About 100 filter socks used in the oilfields, containing radioactive materials have been found near Williston, hidden in a city garbage can.

Now an environmental group is speaking out about dumping radioactive waste.

Members of the Energy Industry Waste Coalition say they believe policy changes should be made to ensure public safety.

Officials say the filter socks should have been transported out of state.

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