A sheen of oil can be seen in the water on property owned by Jim Swanson in Laurel, Mont.
The leak started from a 12-inch crude pipeline, and Exxon estimated that the total amount of oil released from
The Yellowstone River spill amount paled in comparison to the estimated 35,000 barrels to 60,000 barrels that polluted the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
Exxon set up a hotline for individuals who feel they've been impacted by the problem. The company reported that some 94 calls were placed through Monday night.