Posts Tagged “Yellowstone”

Recovery after Yellowstone oil spill in Silvertip

Originally published on, Written by Kenneth Wong LAUREL – In the late night hours of July 1st, 2011, a pipeline in the Yellowstone River ruptured, which started an oil spill that lasted for months, and by July 2nd, more than 40,000 gallons of oil leaked into the Yellowstone River, near Laurel. While Bob Landon lives […]

Yellowstone River Oil Spill Will Cost Exxon $135 Million

Originally posted on Huffington Post. BILLINGS, Mont. — Exxon Mobil said Friday it expects to incur costs of about $135 million from an oil pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River that triggered a massive effort to limit damage to the scenic waterway. The cost figure was released to The Associated Press. It is more than […]