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A report released 10/30/2012 by the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration states that Exxon's delayed response to the ruptured pipeline at Yellowstone River resulted in three times more oil being spilled than if the company's policy had called for immediate closure of upstream valves. After the initial leak, Exxon allowed mass amounts of oil to gush into the pristine river for forty-six minutes before closing the valves. Sign below to stop Exxon from making the same mistake again.
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Another oil spill plagues a majestic natural area of the United States. In July 2011, an Exxon oil pipeline ruptured under the Yellowstone River and emitted tens of thousands of gallons of oil into the river. Since the spill, the oil has dispersed throughout the region, sickening humans and putting plant and animal life in critical danger.

Even worse, Exxon was notified in 2010 of potential weaknesses in the pipeline and didn't take the correct safety precautions to fix the problems. Given the seriousness of the assessments, Exxon should have responded immediately. Yet, the company stood by and did nothing, and now Yellowstone is suffering.

It's time that oil giants learn to put the environment before profit. It's appalling that Exxon would allow problems that may have been fixed to result in an oil spill.

Write to Exxon telling them to do the right thing. Clean up the spill and reexamine the way they are overseeing their pipelines!

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Dear Exxon Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson,

With all of the destruction that oil spills have caused America's landscape of late, I am astounded at Exxon's sheer ignorance when it comes to its oil pipeline that underlies the Yellowstone River.

In early July 2011, the pipeline ruptured and spilled tens of thousands of gallons of oil into the surrounding area. As a result, humans are experiencing sicknesses and plants and animals are gravely threatened.

Made public was the fact that in July of 2010, Exxon was warned about potential problems regarding the safety of the pipeline. But Exxon did nothing about it.

Now, because of Exxon's negligence, the residents and animals who inhabit the surrounding areas are suffering the consequences.

Exxon, it's time you take responsibility for your actions. You need to clean up the spill and provide restitution for those who have been affected. Then, you must reexamine the way in which you are managing your dangerous pipelines.

It is time to do the right thing or simply stop doing business.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Sep 23, 2017 Tony Coppens
Sep 22, 2017 Kelly Nestelroad
Sep 22, 2017 Wanda Majeski
Sep 22, 2017 Marlyse Hanssens
Sep 22, 2017 Harolyn Giordano because Exxon continues to do nothing about pipeline safety-we should BOYCOTT their products and ask friends & family to do the same
Sep 21, 2017 Deborah Benenati
Sep 19, 2017 Juliane Rocha
Sep 18, 2017 Diane Sposili
Sep 18, 2017 Rebecca Clark
Sep 15, 2017 Lin Westler
Sep 14, 2017 Lauri Moon
Sep 12, 2017 Jean Gilmore
Sep 9, 2017 Wanda Mahboub
Sep 7, 2017 Lyn Schultz
Sep 4, 2017 Cynthia Super
Sep 3, 2017 Rebecca Jensen
Aug 31, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Aug 31, 2017 Mark Lungo
Aug 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Aug 24, 2017 Lynn Miller
Aug 23, 2017 Ingrid Bichler
Aug 22, 2017 Daniela Holmes
Aug 22, 2017 Perri Sussman
Aug 22, 2017 Judith Mayhew
Aug 22, 2017 John Comella Clean up your act. Your pollution is harmful to people and animals.
Aug 22, 2017 Doreen Walter
Aug 20, 2017 Kim Hanke
Aug 20, 2017 Melissa Bird
Aug 20, 2017 Jamie Green
Aug 16, 2017 Jewell Batway
Aug 12, 2017 Laurine League
Aug 10, 2017 Margaret Cancienne Like Momma taught you to do, take responsibility for your actions and clean up your messes. I refuse to buy Exxon until you act responsibly.
Aug 8, 2017 Inês Correia
Aug 8, 2017 Joanne Koulavongsa
Aug 7, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Aug 2, 2017 carole cooke
Jul 31, 2017 Suzanne Ursula Lebon STOP KILLING THE PLANET! 1. Trump is Mentally Ill+Must Be Removed https://www.change.org/p/trump-is-mentally-ill-and-must-be-removed?recruiter=64214438&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=autopublish&utm_term=mob-xs-share_petition-reason_msg
Jul 30, 2017 Nicolette Stan
Jul 29, 2017 Christine Gutkowski
Jul 28, 2017 Kathy Woods
Jul 27, 2017 Maryann LaNew
Jul 26, 2017 Diana Mortensen
Jul 26, 2017 Renee Jeska
Jul 25, 2017 Susan Wall
Jul 25, 2017 evka vaskova
Jul 24, 2017 Kerry Gunby No Exxon in my tank
Jul 23, 2017 Jim Spooner
Jul 23, 2017 P Garbett
Jul 22, 2017 Alessandro Romeo
Jul 22, 2017 Leigha Henson

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