2014-12-01 01:49:34 UTC
whether Albertans and Canadians get to pay for the cleanup again.
The Canadian Press Posted: Nov 29, 2014
Alberta Energy Regulator says pipeline spills 60,000 litres of crude into muskeg
No impact to wildlife reported, cleanup has begun
The Alberta Energy Regulator reports close to 60,000 litres of crude oil have
spilled into muskeg in the province's north after a mechanical problem at a
Canadian Natural Resources Limited pipeline. The pipeline shown is from the
Canadian Natural Resources website.
The pipeline shown is from the Canadian Natural Resources website. (CNR)
The Alberta Energy Regulator says close to 60,000 litres of crude oil have
spilled into muskeg in the province's north.
An incident report by the regulator states that a mechanical failure was
reported Thursday at a Canadian Natural Resources Limited pipeline
approximately 27 kilometres north of Red Earth Creek.
The report says there are no reports of impact to wildlife and that a cleanup
Red Earth Creek is over 350 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.
Carrie Rosa, a spokeswoman for the regulator, says officials have been delayed
reaching the scene due to poor weather in the last few days.
No one from Canadian Natural Resources could be reached on Saturday for comment.