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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

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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Keefe on Lamborn leadership

  The Colorado Independent cartoonist’s take on 5th District Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn, who this month revealed his own special plan on how to set […]

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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