Alberta Oil Spill


70,000-Litre Pipeline Spill In Alberta

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - A pipeline owned by Canadian Natural Resources Limited has spilled 70,000 litres of oil and processed water northwest of Slave Lake, Alta.The Alberta Energy Regulator says the brea...

Still A Mess: Greenpeace

EDMONTON - Photos taken at the site of Alberta's second-worst pipeline spill suggest at least part of the site remains heavily contaminated despite company suggestions that the cleanup is complete.Gre...

Under Bill C-38, We're Off the Environmental Hook!

A recent pipeline leak sent 475,000 litres of oil into Alberta's Red Deer River. Thanks to changes brought in under the federal government's Bill C-38, we'll no longer have to think about potential damage to the waterways and land along the pipeline route, unless they're home to "fish that are part of a commercial, recreational, or Aboriginal fisheries."

How Long Will Cleanup Take? Who Knows

DICKSON, Alta. - People with homes on an Alberta lake where oil from a pipeline leak flowed say the company that owns the pipe still can't say for sure how long the cleanup will take.Gary Mortier says...

Go Ahead, Drink The Water

DICKSON, Alta. - The owner of a pipeline that spilled up to 475,000 litres of oil into an internationally popular sport fishing river in central Alberta says water quality samples have almost all been...