Saturday, January 24, 2015

Oil Spill into Yellowstone River Sends Montana Residents Into State of Emergency

Over the weekend, the 6,000 residents of Glendive, Montana received notice that they had entered a state of emergency after an oil spill along the Yellowstone River.
The spill is believed to have occurred Saturday morningbut the exact amount of oil the spilled is yet to be determined. An estimate from The Bridger Pipeline Co. estimates up to 50,000 gallons may have been released.
Although the original test samples taken of the Glendive water supply came up clean, Residents began complaining about the smell of diesel in their tap water starting on Sunday night.

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