Every Bird Matters
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July 4, 2011

2011 – Yellowstone River Spill

A team of six oiled wildlife response experts from International Bird Rescue has been deployed to Montana following the Yellowstone River Pipeline Spill. The response team, headed up by Director Emeritus, Jay Holcomb, began arriving in Billings, Montana, on July 3 and will be working with state and federal wildlife agencies to help coordinate the rescue and rehabilitation of any impacted wildlife.

International Bird Rescue’s team has responded to over 200 oil spills in more than a dozen countries around the world.

To report oiled wildlife in Montana, please call 1 (888) 382-0043.

For further information on the response go to www.exxonmobilpipeline.com.

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