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Train Derailment, Yellowstone River, Reed Point, MT

Yellowstone River, MT | 2023-Jun-24

Initial Notification: On June 24, 2023 a train derailed in Reed Point, MT sending rail cars carrying molten sulfur and molten asphalt into the Yellowstone River. Amounts released into the river are unknown at this time. The incident is under the U.S. EPA's jurisdiction who requested a Fate & Effects report. Photo credit: Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:Molten Sulfur, Molten Asphalt and sodium hydrosulfide (see note)
Latitude (approximate): 45° 41.21′ North
Longitude (approximate): 109° 26.31′ West