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Tag Archives: Yellowstone River oil spill

Exxon now acknowledges ruptured pipeline in Yellowstone River transports tar sands

Though Exxon Mobil initially insisted that the pipeline that ruptured and spilled into Montana’s Yellowstone River this month carried only low sulfur crude from Wyoming, the company has now acknowledged that the pipeline is used to transport tar sands crude...

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July 20, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy

Anti-green group with Colorado ties rushes to defend ExxonMobil in Montana oil spill

A moderate Montana Republican who says her bid for state lawmaker last year was torpedoed by the illegal campaign tactics of an anti-green, pro-drilling political group registered in Colorado has seen her ranch on the Yellowstone River near Laurel...

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July 19, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

Colorado sportsmen’s group worried about lasting impacts of Yellowstone River oil spill

Sportsmen’s groups as far away as Colorado are deeply concerned about the potential degradation of fish and wildlife habitat resulting from Friday’s ExxonMobil oil spill in the pristine Yellowstone River 20 miles upstream from Billings, Mont ...

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July 7, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

EVENTS

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Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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TWITTER

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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