Officials report 50,000 gallons of oil spilled in Yellowstone River


FOX BUSINESS: A breach to a pipeline is suspected as the cause.

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FOX BUSINESS: A breach to a pipeline is suspected as the cause.

“We think it was caught pretty quick, and it was shut down,” said [Dave Parker, a spokesman for Gov. Steve Bullock]. “The governor is committed to making the river is cleaned up.”

Bridger Pipeline Co. said in a statement Sunday that it shut down the pipeline shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday. “Our primary concern is to minimize the environmental impact of the release and keep our responders safe as we clean up from this unfortunate incident,” said Tad True, vice president of Bridger.

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