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After seeing oil-soaked vegetation and dead wildlife, Game and Fish supervisor Kent Luttschwager said he’s not backing down until a wildlife area contaminated by an oil spill into the Yellowstone and Missouri river confluence is totally cleaned up.
A flooded area of the Yellowstone River between Billings and Laurel still holds oil on Saturday, July 9, 2011 after an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured July 1.
Bench Elementary School fifth-grader Angelo Perez talks about his future after listening a lunch program presented by ExxonMobil at the school on Tuesday.
ExxonMobil’s Christian Petterson talks to Bench Elementary fifth-graders during Lunch and Learn at the school in Billings on Tuesday.
Bench Elementary School fifth-grader Taycha Hiwalker talks about her future after listening to a speaker from ExxonMobil on Tuesday.
ExxonMobil's Christian Petterson talks to Bench Elementary School students during lunch on Tuesday.
ExxonMobil’s Christian Petterson talks to Bench Elementary School students during a Lunch and Learn at the school on Tuesday.
Oil spill training will be held across central and eastern Montana in coming weeks to help emergency responders deal with events like Exxon Mobil's 2011 pipeline break into the Yellowstone River.
LEWISTON, Idaho — Two disputed 255-foot-long water purification units bound for energy projects in Alberta’s oil sands have arrived at a Snake River port in Washington and await possible transport along a mountain corridor through Idaho and Montana.
Federal officials say a report that found ExxonMobil Corp. took "reasonable precautions" to address flooding that triggered an oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River did not reflect the government's final determination in the case.
Two U.S. senators from Montana are urging federal safety regulators to wrap up a yearlong study into whether oil spills into rivers, lakes and other water bodies across the U.S. have resulted from inadequately buried pipelines.
Federal pipeline safety regulators plan to wrap up their investigation into last year's Yellowstone River oil pipeline spill next month.
HELENA - The Montana Oil Pipeline Safety Review Council is meeting to review public comments on its recommendations to prevent another oil spill like the one last year in the Yellowstone River.
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.
Montana officials said Wednesday that they are investigating several sites with suspected oil left over from an ExxonMobil pipeline break last year, but recent tests showed at least one such site downstream of the spill is oil-free.
Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.
A state official says Exxon Mobil has agreed to $1.6 million in penalties to settle water pollution violations from a major oil pipeline break that fouled dozens of miles of shoreline along Montana's scenic Yellowstone River.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Gov. Matt Mead is wrapping up a trip to Texas where he's been meeting with officials of some of the nation's largest energy companies to try to drum up support for the University of Wyoming's School of Energy Resources.
MISSOULA - A state judge has issued an order that allows Montana officials to determine whether to open U.S. Highway 12 from Lolo Pass to Missoula to large loads of equipment bound for an oil sands project in Canada.