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Re: “Oil leaked on Blackfeet Reservation

Whoa, came across this after searching for information on another spill that happened on the reservation this year. Reread my own comment. I guess it might sound defensive, but I was just trying to clarify some things because a lot of misinformation got out there when this story spread so quickly. Now, I realize those little inaccuracies are inevitable and usually not worth correcting in the comments section of a local news blog. :P Oh, well. Thanks for the encouragement.

Posted by DestiniVaile on 12/06/2012 at 1:15 PM

Re: “Environment

Thanks for writing about this issue, Alex. Here is an updated edit of the video for anyone interested in watching.

Posted by DestiniVaile on 07/21/2011 at 2:00 PM
Posted by DestiniVaile on 07/21/2011 at 1:59 PM

Re: “Oil leaked on Blackfeet Reservation

That was in response to Tony.

Posted by DestiniVaile on 07/19/2011 at 9:22 AM

Re: “Oil leaked on Blackfeet Reservation

Actually, I'm a member of the Blackfeet Tribe and have been researching these issues on the Reservation for quite some time. Reed also helped with that research, mostly focused on the Western edge of the Blackfeet reservation, near the Glacier Park front. When my mom told me my sister was involved in an oil cleanup that involved Cut Bank river, I called the Blackfeet Environmental Department to confirm and, of course, called Reed because he's a revolutionary. haha Blackfeet Environmental had heard about the spill only a day before us.

I'd like to clarify that we did not find the leak "by smell", but had help from the Blackfeet Environmental Department. They provided us with a map and, once our car could not make it any further down the road, picked us up and drove us the rest of the way to the source of the leak.

-Destini Vaile

Posted by DestiniVaile on 07/19/2011 at 9:20 AM

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