Tag Archives: Yellowstone River

House committee to hold hearings on Yellowstone River oil spill today

The House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials will hold a hearing Thursday about leaks from an ExxonMobil pipeline near Billings, Montana on July 1....

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July 14, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Montana protestors urge governor to oppose Canadian oil pipeline

Dozens of protesters occupied the office of Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer on Tuesday, demanding that he oppose the federal government’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline that would bring tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast of...

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July 13, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Yellowstone River rancher: ‘We can’t use majority of our farm … it’s really bad’

Luckily, Alexis Bonogofsky has a day job with the National Wildlife Federation, because her goat ranch and farm on the banks of the Yellowstone River south of Billings, Mont., has been completely shut down by last week’s ExxonMobil pipeline break...

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July 8, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Exxon oil spill in Montana’s Yellowstone River puts spotlight back on pipeline safety

ExxonMobil workers on Tuesday were scrambling to add staff and finds ways to work in swift-moving flood waters to soak up more than 40,000 gallons of oil the company spilled into Montana’s pristine Yellowstone River Friday night....

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July 5, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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