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And oil spill -- one of America's most precious waterways could be spreading to other states.
Montana governor Brian Schweitzer saying he believes that oil from that broken ExxonMobil pipeline.
Under the Yellowstone river has traveled hundreds of miles into neighboring North Dakota.
Fox's beliefs yet -- is live in Denver -- -- it what is ExxonMobil saying about the governor's plan.
Good morning Allison ExxonMobil right now is saying at this point it can not confirm that the oil has traveled.
As far downstream as North Dakota.
Also though the president of the company initially said at the damaged area was about ten miles long -- after backlash from the state of Montana.
And residents suggested that to about 25 miles.
Right now both ExxonMobil and the Montana governor Brian -- are asking property owners downstream to look for any signs of oil.
Schweitzer toward the affected area yesterday I talked to him afterward -- he pointed out that as a soil scientist.
He has a keen understanding of this he told reporters he's also going to keep the pressure on all involved.
While the EPA's here in there helping and ExxonMobil they they don't actually have the same interest of -- a state of Montana.
We will make sure that's a state of Montana.
Did none of these people leave this job on children Yellowstone river and the wildlife for made -- The EPA has scheduled -- community meeting tonight to answer questions.
President's house pales in what do we know about win and that gushing pipeline was actually sealed off.
We got a little more information on this late last night.
Initially ExxonMobil said that.
On Friday when the pipeline burst they were able to seal it off after about thirty minutes well it turns out according to the Department of Transportation it was closer.
To an -- in that time 42000.
Gallons of crude.
Spilled into the Yellowstone river and ExxonMobil pipeline spokesperson didn't deny this rather stating that the company president.
Carry through seeing was speaking without notes when he originally told the governor that it was gushing for about a half an hour -- boy always so hard to look at these pictures release the opinion thank you for the.
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