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Gas pipeline through Crow Reservation ruptured back in 1997





An underground pipeline that spilled 25,000 gallons of gas on the Crow Reservation also ruptured twice in 1997, the Associated Press reports.

A combined 97,000 gallons spilled during those two incidents. Then-owner Conoco Pipeline paid $465,000 in fines for the spills, the AP said.

Phillips 66 now owns the pipeline and said shifting land led to the latest spill.

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