MTPR

Stillwater River

Oil well.
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Environmental groups and landowners Tuesday filed a lawsuit to cancel the federal government’s recent sale of almost 300 oil and gas leases on federal land in Montana.

Fish-Killing Parasite Found In 7 More Montana Rivers

Oct 20, 2016
A fish-killing disease prompted the closure of 180 miles of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of tributaries in August 2016.
Courtesy Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A parasite that caused a major die-off of mountain whitefish in the Yellowstone River has been found in seven other rivers in Montana.