News bites: Montana governor blasts oil spill command center

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) blasted a command center set up to organize the response to last week’s Yellowstone River oil spill. Schweitzer pulled his staff out of the center, alleging it is too secretive, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The Journal examines Canada’s vast oil sands reserves.

General Motors signed a deal to develop key components of natural-gas vehicles.

The German parliament approved a plan to phase out all the country’s nuclear reactors by 2022.

China will conduct an offshore drilling safety review after a recent ConocoPhillips oil spill.

Almost a year after a pipeline spilled 800,000 gallons of oil into a Michigan river, the mess is mostly cleaned up, the Billings Gazette reports.