July 7, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) People living near the oil-smeared shoreline of Montana’s Yellowstone River are raising concerns about the risks and damage from a pipeline break that sent tens of thousands of gallons of crude into the watercourse.
July 6, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
LAUREL, Mont. (AP) Federal documents show Exxon Mobil Co. told concerned regulators that an oil pipeline beneath the flooding Yellowstone River was 12 feet beneath the riverbed a month before the line broke and spewed an estimated 1,000 barrels of crude into the waterway.
July 5, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
Officials say Friday’s approximate 1,000 barrel oil spill into the Yellowstone River near Laurel, Mont. may be cause for concern for North Dakotans and is headed for Lake Sakakawea.
July 4, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
LAUREL, Mont. (AP) The scope of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s oil leak into the Yellowstone River could extend far beyond a 10-mile stretch of the famed waterway, the company acknowledged under political pressure Monday.