January 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BILLINGS, Mont. Delays in Exxon Mobil Corp.’s response to a major pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River made an oil spill far worse than it otherwise would have been, federal regulators said in a new report. Continue Reading
May 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A state panel created to help prevent a repeat of last year’s oil spill into the Yellowstone River is calling for pipeline technology upgrades by companies and more money for government inspectors.
Those recommendations are in a report due for release today by the governor-appointed Pipeline Safety Review Council. Continue Reading
May 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PINE RIDGE (AP) A federal wolf specialist says a gray wolf found dead on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation came from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
April 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Pretty soon, the best place to be on the lookout for wolves, grizzly bears, bison and other wildlife in Yellowstone National Park could be your phone. Continue Reading
March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
DNA tests show the bear that killed California hiker Brian Matayoshi in July fed on Michigan hiker John Wallace with one of her cubs in August, and evidence of two other bears in the area where Wallace’s body was found much farther away 65 feet and 492 feet from the body. The report indicates there is no “clear evidence” to identify the bear that attacked and killed Wallace. Continue Reading
February 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) Enbridge Inc., one of western North Dakota’s major oil shippers, is asking state and federal regulators for permission to build a new oil pipeline beneath Lake Sakakawea.
December 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) The federal government is considering moving dozens of bison captured outside Yellowstone National Park to federal lands in South Dakota, Colorado and elsewhere, according to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Continue Reading
November 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday it expects to incur costs of about $135 million from an oil pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River that triggered a massive effort to limit damage to the scenic waterway.
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 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic
LAUREL, Mont. (AP) Authorities struggled Sunday to gauge the environmental and crop damage from tens of thousands of gallons of oil that spilled into the legendary Yellowstone River, as Montana’s governor criticized Exxon Mobil for downplaying the possible scope of the disaster.