Yellowstone River

Feds Say Delay Worsened Oil Spill
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal investigators say Exxon Mobil Corp.'s delayed response to a pipeline break beneath Montana's Yellowstone River made the spill far worse than it otherwise would have been.
Oil Sheen Found On Yellowstone Near Exxon Refinery
A spokeswoman for the Exxon Mobil refinery in Billings says workers are cleaning up a small oil sheen found in a side channel of the Yellowstone River in Billings.
Exxon Mobil spokeswoman Pam Malek said Monday that booms are in place to contain the oil...
EPA Passing Lead On Exxon Spill Cleanup To Montana
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to relinquish oversight of Exxon Mobil's 1,000-barrel oil spill into the Yellowstone River, leaving the state to coordinate the remainder of the cleanup.
EPA's personnel in Montana could be gone by the end of the week, although the agency w…
Some Oil Found In Yellowstone River But Fish Are Safe To Eat
Montana wildlife officials say fish exposed to an Exxon Mobil Corp. oil spill into the Yellowstone River are safe to eat despite some crude found in their internal organs. Laboratory results disclosed Thursday by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks revealed no oil in fillets cut from about 60 fish take…

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