BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials have lifted an advisory urging people to use caution when eating fish caught downstream of an oil pipeline break along the Yellowstone River near Glendive.
The advisory was issued while tests were pending on whether petroleum had contaminated the edible tissues of fish.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials said Monday that biologists caught and tested 213 fish between the spill site and the North Dakota border. No detectible levels of petroleum were found.