|Crews work to clean up an oil spill from Bridger Pipeline’s broken pipeline near |
Glendive in this aerial view on Monday. Source:LARRY MAYER/Gazette Staff photos (linked)
Oil spills in Montana's Yellowstone River after pipeline leak (Reuters)
Bridger Pipeline LLC said on Monday it has shut the 42,000 barrel per day Poplar pipeline system after a weekend breach that sent as much as 1,200 barrels of crude oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Montana.Oil Spill Contaminates Montana Town’s Water Supply, EPA Says (WSJ)
“The initial results of samples taken from the City of Glendive’s drinking water system indicate the presence of hydrocarbons at elevated levels, and water intakes in the river have been closed,” the EPA said in a statement.
|Map from National Pipeline Mapping System - Public Map Viewer|
Now I finally find the Montanta DEQ site's office posting ...
The key points are ...
Here is the DEQ site map ...
"River is Froze Over Crews Are Investigating." Froze over? Seriously ? Sheesh.