Gallery: Evaporating Oil in Vicinity of Yellowstone River Spill May Be ...


Despite the massive Yellowstone River oil spill in Montana, the EPA has deemed the air and drinking water in the nearby area safe. Just ten days after 1,000 barrels of oil leaked from Exxon’s Silvertip pipeline, the EPA has started using boats to conduct water testing, and began sampling drinking wells in the area. But evaporating oil is causing some nearby residents to become sick, and many are questioning Exxon’s clean-up methods.

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