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Yellowstone River Spill: Photos

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Oil boom activities along the Yellowstone River in Division A

Steve Merritt, federal On-Scene Coordinator (OSC), presenting during a media event at the Montana Department of Environmental Quality Information Office, Billings, Mont.

Steve Merritt, federal OSC, presenting at a EPA public meeting in Laurel, Mont.

Oil-stained vegetation along the shoreline of the Yellowstone River in Division A

Oil booming activities along the Yellowstone River in Division A

Oil-stained logs along the Yellowstone River in Division A

Oil-stained vegetation along the shoreline of the Yellowstone River in Division A

Workers collecting debris

Workers loading bagged debris into all-terrain vehicles for transport to staging

Bagged debris being transported in a low-ground-pressure truck, which was required for work in muddy conditions without getting stuck

Wood chipper, covered dumpster for catching chipped debris

Decontamination area

Staging area - pallets of sorbent pads

Staging area - sorbent booms and other response equipment

Federal On-Scene Coordinator (OSC) Craig Myers talking to an MSU Billings Upward Bound class of high school students

International Bird Rehabilitation (IBR) facility

IBR facility - decontamination line inside

OSC Craig Myers and press officer Lisa McClain-Vanderpool on a media call

Public Information Officer, Wendy Thomi, talking to visitors at the annual Clark Days Celebration at Pompey's Piller National Monument on the Yellowstone River, 28 miles northwest of Billings

 

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