The other oil spills

Carswell, Cally
August 2011
High Country News;8/8/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 13, p3
The article discusses the issues concerning the oil spill on the Yellowstone River in the U.S. According to Tom Livers, deputy director for the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, there is a system for assessing oil's impact on riverside hay crops, many of which were soiled with crude spread by floodwaters. Moreover, it notes that the infrastructure is also maturing and pipeline safety regulations are often lacking of strictness.


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