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Alberta's Red Deer River Hit By Oil Leak - The Globe And Mail

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This Sept. 19, 2011 aerial photo shows a tar sands tailings pond at a mine facility near Fort McMurray, in Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)
This Sept. 19, 2011 aerial photo shows a tar sands tailings pond at a mine facility near Fort McMurray, in Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

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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.

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