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Montana Oil Spill

Town's Water Quality Improving Days After Oil Spill

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Jan 22 (Reuters) - A Montana town's water supply, contaminated by oil from a breached pipeline over the weekend, m...

Pipeline Remains Closed After Oil Spill In Montana

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2015 | Green

Jan 20 (Reuters) - A small but heavily subscribed pipeline that transports 42,000 barrels a day of crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region is ex...

Pipeline Breach Spills Oil Into Yellowstone River

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 03.21.2015 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials said Sunday that an oil pipeline breach spilled up to 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River near...

Exxon Fights Oil Spill Penalties

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Representatives of Exxon Mobil Corp. were scheduled to appear at a Wednesday hearing with federal regulators to contest $1.7 ...

Fed Propose Penalty For Yellowstone Oil Spill

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal regulators proposed $1.7 million in civil penalties against Exxon Mobil Corp. on Monday for safety violations linked t...

Feds: Exxon's Delayed Response Made Yellowstone River Oil Spill Worse

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Delays in Exxon Mobil Corp.'s response to a major pipeline break beneath Montana's Yellowstone River made an oil spill far wor...

Exxon Sued Over Yellowstone Oil Spill

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 12.05.2012 | Green

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — More than a dozen eastern Montana landowners filed a lawsuit Friday against Exxon Mobil Corp. claiming the company ignored war...

Montana Investigating Oil Spill Sites

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials said Wednesday they are investigating several sites with suspected oil left over from an Exxon Mobil pipeli...

Yellowstone Oil Spill Debris Torched By Officials

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

LAUREL, Mont. — State workers on Tuesday set fire to an oil-tainted logjam on an island along the Yellowstone River, the last of dozens of debri...

Lawsuit Filed Over Yellowstone River Oil Spill

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Several landowners whose property was damaged when an ExxonMobil Corp. pipeline spilled oil into the Yellowstone River have fi...

Exxon Mobil Estimates Yellowstone Spill Will Cost $42 Million

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Exxon Mobil Pipeline Co. has told federal regulators that its oil pipeline spill into Montana's Yellowstone River will cost ab...

Rising River Complicates Yellowstone Oil Spill Cleanup

AP/The Huffington Post | By MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

LAUREL, Mont. (AP) -- The initial cleanup along the oil-fouled Yellowstone River could be tested Tuesday as rising waters make it harder for Exxon Mob...