U.S. Officials suggest pipeline company hid problems after oil spill

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The government is suing Bridger Pipeline for violations of environmental laws. A survey of the line on behalf of Bridger in 2011 included a note that the pipe was buried only 1.5 feet (0.5 meters) beneath the river. After the spill, company representatives referenced a second survey when they told federal regulators that the pipeline had been buried at least 7.9 feet.
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U.S. Officials suggest pipeline company hid problems after oil spill

U.S. prosecutors suspect a Wyoming company of potentially concealing problems with a pipeline that broke in 2015 and spilled more than 50,000 gallons (240,000 liters) of crude into Montana's Yellowstone River, fouling a small city's drinking water supply, court filings show.

5 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Officials suggest pipeline company hid problems after spill

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors suspect a Wyoming company of potentially concealing problems with a pipeline that broke in 2015 and spilled more than 50,000 gallons (240,000 liters) of crude into Montana’s Yellowstone River, fouling a small city’s drinking water supply , court filings show.

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Officials suggest pipeline company hid problems after spill

U.S. prosecutors suspect a Wyoming company of potentially concealing problems with a pipeline that broke in 2015 and spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude into the Yellowstone River

5 months ago·United States
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Officials suggest pipeline company hid problems after spill

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated PressBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors suspect a Wyoming company of potentially concealing problems with a pipeline that broke in 2015 and spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude into the Yellowstone River. The spill fouled the water supply of Glendive, Montana and took months to clean up. Operator Bridger Pipeline told federal officials that the line had been adequately buried. But prosecutors say one sur…

5 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Prosecutors Suspect Wyoming Company May Have Hidden Pipeline Issues Before Spill

Busted pipeline poured more than 50,000 gallons of crude into Montana's Yellowstone River.

5 months ago·United States
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Officials suggest pipeline company hid problems after spill

U.S. prosecutors suspect a Wyoming company of potentially concealing problems with a pipeline that broke in 2015 and spilled more than 50,000 gallons (240,000 liters) of crude into Montana’s Yellowstone River, fouling a small city’s drinking water supply, court filings show.The government is suing Bridger Pipeline for violations of environmental laws in the 2015 spill, which came after the line buried beneath the Yellowstone became exposed and b…

5 months ago·Miami, United States
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