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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.
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 Texas
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 and oil spill.
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.