KULR 8: Tester Tours Floating Islands

SHEPHERD – Senator Jon Tester is pushing to get Montana technology working to clean up oil in the Gulf.

Floating Island International is a Montana based company that makes habitats to purify water. The floating islands made of recycled materials house microbes that eat impurities right out of the water.

Islands are in place cleaning water going into the Yellowstone River, but Senator Tester said the islands could help in the gulf. “We’ve got a situation where we’ve got a Montana company, Montana ingenuity, Montana jobs that have an idea on how to really clean up some of the mess there in the Gulf. That’s what it’s about: real solutions to problems,” Tester, (D) Montana, said.

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