Billings Gazette   Flathead Basin Commission Note; Trains like this pass by our water ways several times a day. The Commission is addressing this issue.
35,000 gallons of oil spills after derailment near Culbertson; cars hit power pole
By Matt Brown
Associated Press
Four tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling fuel from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, authorities said. Read More......


Billings Gazette
  Train hit power pole as it derailed near Culbertson: 'We’re real lucky it didn’t go bang'
Billings Gazetter 11:13 a.m. MDT May 9, 2015
Four tank cars have leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling crude from North Dakota derailed near Culbertson in northeastern Montana, the latest in a series of recent wrecks raising concerns across the U.S. and Canada, authorities said Friday. Read More......

Boat stopped with invasive mussels in western Montana
The Associated Pres 11:13 a.m. MDT May 9, 2015
KALISPELL (AP) - Inspectors have intercepted a boat with invasive mussels before it could reach Whitefish Lake. Read More......

Another mussel fouled boat intercepted at hwy 2 today (6/29)! Great work by our inspectors!

Caryn Miske
Executive Director
Flathead Basin Commission
655 Timberwolf Parkway
Kalispell, MT 59901
406.240.3453
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Caryn Miske Executive Director
Flathead Basin Commission
655 Timberwolf Parkway
Kalispell Montana 59901
406-240-3453 e-mail: cmiske@mt.gov

 

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