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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
Paper cups labeled with students’ names covered just about every surface in Willie Thibault’s office on Wednesday in Glendive.
The threat of oil chemicals in Glendive’s drinking water will likely be resolved Thursday after an oil pipeline break in the Yellowstone River last Saturday.
When Ginger Mosley first detected the smell of oil in the water at her home on Dodge Street in Glendive, it didn’t take long for her 15-year-old son Tyler to fill up a glass, slosh it around and take a swig.
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.
The community of Glendive copes with water contaminated after an oil pipeline spill in the Yellowstone River.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.