400 working on Yellowstone cleanup

A week on from the Yellowstone River oil spill, ExxonMobil has announced that 440 people are working on the cleanup. A statement from Exxon, whose pipeline spilled oil into the US river on Friday 1 July, said: “Active recovery continues in the zones closest to the spill site but we will go as far downstream […]

Yellowstone clean up well underway

A mass clean-up of the Yellowstone River is now underway. ExxonMobil have set up a central command unit alongside US government environmental authorities to try and disperse the crude oil which leaked into the river on Saturday morning. The spill came from a pipeline that runs from Silver Tip to Billings in Montana. Nearby residents […]