Posts Tagged “canada”

Alberta pipeline hit with another oil spill

Originally published by The Globe and Mail. BY: NATHAN VANDERKLIPPE, The Globe and Mail A large amount of oil has spilled from an Alberta pipeline into a creek, with an early estimate of 1,000 to 3,000 barrels leaking into a tributary of the Red Deer River, one of the province’s most important waterways. Plains Midstream Canada […]

Pipeline leak oil spill smaller than feared

Originally published by the Calgary Herald. By Dina O’Meara, Calgary Herald Pipeline leak contained oil, not emulsion A pipeline leak last month in northern Alberta was much smaller than first estimated and contained oil, not emulsion, as thought by both the producer and provincial regulators. Approximately 5,000 barrels of sweet crude spilled onto the muskeg […]

Canada’s spill response plans causes some concern

Originally published on A ring of proposed pipeline and resource development projects surrounding Vancouver Island would dramatically increase the number of tankers and freighters in nearby waterways, and there are growing fears – on both sides of the border – that Canada is not prepared to deal with a major oil spill. Sheila Malcolmson, […]

Oil spill off the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest- Canada

Originally published by the David Suzuki Foundation. An oil spill was reported yesterday off the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest. There are 700 tonnes of heavy oil in a sunken U.S. Army ship under the site of the oil slick. While the current extent and severity of this oil spill is not yet known, there is […]

11 year old sings at a rally against drilling in Canada

At 9 she wrote a protest song that could stand alongside some Dylan tunes. Reshared post from +JC Little Amazing 11 year old girl sings at #NoTanker rally. Must see. Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell.

Tanker traffic increase threatens the Salish Sea off British Columbia’s Coastline

Originally published in the Times Colonist. By Chris Genovali And Misty MacDuffee, Times Colonist On British Columbia’s south coast, Kinder Morgan wants to triple the amount of crude oil being shipped from Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet through Georgia Strait, the Fraser estuary, Gulf Islands, Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait. The proposed pipeline expansions would […]