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Bridger Pipeline Release; Yellowstone River, Montana

Yellowstone River, Montana | 2015-Jan-23

Initial Notification: On January 23, 2015, the EPA contacted ERD requesting oil fate and trajectory for the Bridger Pipeline Release. The Bridge Pipeline Release occurred on January 17, 2015, in the Yellowstone River approximately seven river miles upstream of the city of Glendive in Dawson County.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Bakken crude oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 1200 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 47° 1.92′ North
Longitude (approximate): 104° 46.22′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable