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Yellowstone River Oil Spill

Exxon challenges $1.7M Yellowstone spill penalty

Exxon challenges $1.7M Yellowstone spill penalty

ExxonMobil Corp. is challenging $1.7 million in penalties proposed by federal safety regulators who faulted the oil company over a 63,000-gallon crude oil spill into the Yellowstone River, according to documents released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

May 13, 2013 3:28 pmLoading…
Feds respond to Exxon criticism over Yellowstone spill

Feds respond to Exxon criticism over Yellowstone spill

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.

March 29, 2013 1:57 pmLoading…
$1.7M penalty proposed for ExxonMobil oil spill into Yellowstone River

$1.7M penalty proposed for ExxonMobil oil spill into Yellowstone River

Federal regulators proposed $1.7 million in civil penalties against Exxon Mobil Corp. on Monday for safety violations linked to a pipeline rupture that spilled an estimated 63,000 gallons of crude oil into Montana's scenic Yellowstone River.

March 25, 2013 4:27 pmLoading…
State panel calls for pipeline safety improvements

State panel calls for pipeline safety improvements

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.

May 28, 2012 2:13 pmLoading…
Cleanup crews work on crude oil spill, monitor air quality along river

Cleanup crews work on crude oil spill, monitor air quality along river

UPDATE 12:15 p.m. ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. has experts coming from across the country to clean up crude oil that spilled into the Yellowstone River, the company's president said Sunday during a midmorning press conference at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Billings.

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