Cleanup of oil spill on Blackfeet Nation complete after six weeks

Federal officials will visit the Blackfeet Nation in Montana on Wednesday to inspect the site of an oil spill that went unreported for a month.

About 840 gallons spilled on the reservation on June 12. But FX Drilling Co. didn't report it to the tribe or federal authorities until a month later, when it had already reached Cut Bank Creek.

Indian Country Environmental Associates conducted the cleanup of the site. The job took about six weeks.

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Cut Bank Creek oil spill cleanup complete (The Great Falls Tribune 8/23)

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