Oil Spill on the Yellowstone River

The rupture of an Exxon Mobil pipeline releases almost 1,000 barrels of oil into a flood-swollen river.
John Warner / Reuters

Laurel, Montana, July 6, 2011
An emergency response crew cleans up along the Yellowstone River after an Exxon Mobil pipeline ruptured about 150 miles downstream from Yellowstone National Park, spilling about 1000 barrels into the water.

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