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Montana pipeline spill estimate lowered to 30K gallons

Montana pipeline spill estimate lowered to 30K gallons

Authorities have lowered to 30,000 gallons their estimate of the amount of oil that spilled from a broken pipeline beneath the Yellowstone River in Eastern Montana.

January 26, 2015 12:43 pm Video Photos

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Breached pipeline is exposed on Yellowstone River bed

Breached pipeline is exposed on Yellowstone River bed

GLENDIVE — Sonar indicates part of an underground pipeline that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana’s Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply is exposed on the riverbed.

January 25, 2015 11:30 am Video Photos

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An icy situation: Oil spill cleanup success hinges on frozen surface

An icy situation: Oil spill cleanup success hinges on frozen surface

The Coast Guard crew had carved a massive slit in the thick Yellowstone River ice in preparation for trapping oil flowing from a 39,000 gallon spill upstream. Then the ice began to pop, and all bets were off.

January 25, 2015 6:00 am Video Photos

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Regulators order pipeline upgrades after Montana oil spill

Regulators order pipeline upgrades after Montana oil spill

BILLINGS — Federal regulators on Friday ordered a pipeline company to make major upgrades to a line that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply.

January 23, 2015 10:24 am Photos

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Wyoming company eyes plan for pipeline replacement

Wyoming company eyes plan for pipeline replacement

UPDATE 5:34 p.m.: Some Glendive residents have reported dark material coming out of taps as the flush their pipes. The Environmental Protection Agency has studied the gritty particles and the concluded the material is not related to the oil spill but rather is naturally occurring sediment th…

January 23, 2015 9:57 am Photos

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'I knew as soon as I smelled my water': Tempers flare in wake of oil spill

'I knew as soon as I smelled my water': Tempers flare in wake of oil spill

GLENDIVE — At the Glendive High School auditorium Thursday night, a panel of local, state and federal agencies and Bridger Pipeline employees explained the proper procedure for flushing out residual benzene from their pipes in wake of the Yellowstone River oil spill that contaminated the cit…

January 22, 2015 10:15 pm Photos

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Shifting ice on Yellowstone River complicates oil recovery

Shifting ice on Yellowstone River complicates oil recovery

Constantly changing ice conditions on the Yellowstone River are complicating attempts to retrieve the 40,000 gallons of oil that leaked into the river near Glendive on Jan. 17. Officials say ice capping the river for several miles is dictating what cleanup can be done.

January 22, 2015 4:15 pm Video Photos

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Montana city to hear if water safe to drink after oil spill

Montana city to hear if water safe to drink after oil spill

Authorities expect to determine Thursday if thousands of residents of a Montana city can drink from their taps after a broken pipeline spilled oil into a river and contaminated their water supply.

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Sinks, fountains out at 3 Glendive schools; lunch ladies feel the pinch

Sinks, fountains out at 3 Glendive schools; lunch ladies feel the pinch

Paper cups labeled with students’ names covered just about every surface in Willie Thibault’s office on Wednesday in Glendive.

January 21, 2015 5:30 pm Photos

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Yellowstone River oil spill renews worries over pipeline safety

Yellowstone River oil spill renews worries over pipeline safety

A second large oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River in less than four years is reviving questions about oversight of the nation's aging pipeline network.

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Tainted water in Glendive

Tainted water in Glendive

The community of Glendive copes with water contaminated after an oil pipeline spill in the Yellowstone River.

January 21, 2015 2:20 pm Photos

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After Yellowstone oil spill, North Dakota will test for oil in drinking water

After Yellowstone oil spill, North Dakota will test for oil in drinking water

BISMARCK, N.D.— The North Dakota Department of Health will sample drinking water at Williston and possibly other municipal sources to see whether oil spilled into the Yellowstone River last weekend is cause for public concern.

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10,000 gallons of oil recovered from Yellowstone River

10,000 gallons of oil recovered from Yellowstone River

Workers recovered about 10,000 gallons of oil from a ruptured pipeline that spilled crude into the Yellowstone River and contaminated a Montana city's drinking water.

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Yellowstone oil spill: Glendive

Yellowstone oil spill: Glendive

Associated Press reporter Matthew Brown contributed these images from Monday and Tuesday in Glendive as residents reacted to an oil spill into the Yellowstone River.

January 20, 2015 4:25 pm Photos

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Oil spill in Yellowstone River

Oil spill in Yellowstone River

Aerial photos by Larry Mayer show crews working to contain oil that spilled from the Bridger Pipeline into the Yellowstone River. An undetermined amount of the 12,500 to 50,000 gallons of oil that spilled into the Yellowstone on Saturday is trapped beneath a sheet of river ice and cannot be …

January 19, 2015 2:10 pm Photos

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Man sentenced for hiding info on Glendive slaying

GLENDIVE — An Eastern Montana man who pleaded guilty to helping a murder suspect destroy or hide evidence and failing for months to tell officers what he knew about the death has been sentenced to four years in prison.

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Coroner IDs body found in Glendive; death ruled a suicide

The body of a man discovered under a Interstate 94 bridge over the Yellowstone River in Glendive has been identified as 26-year-old Nicholas David Henri.

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Man's body found near I-94 bridge in Glendive

The body of a man found Wednesday in Glendive has been sent to Billings for an autopsy, the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

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