Lyon County Men Fined Over $1M For Causing Oil Spill In Yellow Medicine RiverAccording to the United States Attorney's Office District of Minnesota, two men have been sentenced to a year of probation and $1.1 million fine for spilling thousands of gallons of oil in the Yellow Medicine River.
383,000 Gallons Leak From Keystone Oil Pipeline In North DakotaCalgary-based TC Energy says in a statement that the pipeline leak affected about 22,500 square feet of land near Edinburg, in Walsh County.
Fire Dept.: Oil Spills On Busy West St. Paul StreetCrews had to contain and clean up an oil spill on a busy West. St. Paul street Thursday afternoon.
3 Dozen Oil Tankers Spill In Iowa Train DerailmentA freight train derailed in northwest Iowa on Friday, leaking crude oil from into flooded fields.
Company Says More Crews Are Heading To Keystone Pipeline SpillTransCanada Corp. says the company has sent additional crews and equipment to the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota.
Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210K Gallons Of Crude Oil In S. DakotaTransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota.
Iowa Diesel Fuel Spill Is Largest In U.S. Since 2010Workers were expected to complete cleaning up about 140,000 gallons of diesel fuel that spewed from a broken pipeline onto an Iowa farm.
Weather Affecting North Dakota Oil Pipeline Spill CleanupNorth Dakota's health department says winter weather is affecting cleanup of a "significant" pipeline break that leaked crude oil into a tributary of the Little Missouri River.
North Dakota Crews Excavate Land After Massive SpillCrews in North Dakota excavated pastureland after more than 120,000 gallons of oil and drilling wastewater overflowed from a tank, the state Health Department said Friday.
Red Wing's Ole Miss Marina Closed To River Traffic Due To Oil SpillThe Ole Miss Marina Boat Ramp and Bay in Red Wing will remain closed to river traffic throughout the weekend due to an oil spill Thursday morning.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Study: Workers Aren't Prepared To Handle Oil AccidentA new report says Minnesota's firefighters and first responders aren't adequately prepared to handle an oil spill or fiery accident. Most local governments don't have the equipment to respond to an oil accident, according to a Department of Public Safety report released this week. More than half of the workers surveyed said they need more training.
400-Barrel Oil Spill Contained In North DakotaNorth Dakota regulators say a 400-barrel oil spill has been contained at a well site about a mile north of Williston.
Emergency Responders Prepare For Oil Spill Nearly 100 emergency responders are training this week on how to handle a large oil spill on the Mississippi River caused by a train derailment. The training is a response to rapidly rising rail shipments of crude oil from North Dakota that pass by the Mississippi.