Bc Oil Spill

B.C. Is Getting Tougher On Potential Polluters

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.29.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The amendments are being made after the government consulted with industry, First Nations and others.

New Rules Coming For Companies Risking Hazardous Spill In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The goal is to fill any gaps in co-ordinating responses to spills.

This Is How Far An Oil Spill Could Spread In The Fraser River

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Researchers dumped hundreds of bright yellow cards into B.C.'s Fraser River and Burrard Inlet to simulate how far a potential oil spill from the Trans...

Who's Liable For Oil Spills? Not The Gov't

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - The Canadian government says pipeline companies will be liable for all costs and damages from a spill, regardless of fault or negligence u...

Canada Is Most At Risk Of Oil Spills Right HERE

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - The coast of southern British Columbia and the Gulf of St. Lawrence are the Canadian areas most vulnerable to marine oil spills and among the...

Tanker Report: Taxpayers Shouldn't Be Liable For Oil Spills

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Potential polluters should be prepared for a worst-case scenario and face unlimited liability in the case of an oil spill from one of thei...

B.C. Pushing Feds For Help With Oil Spills

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government says a study it commissioned to assess preparedness in case of a major marine spill concludes federal resou...

Clark Warns Canada Unprepared For Tanker Oil Spills

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

If a tanker were to spill oil off the coast of British Columbia today, the federal government would not have the resources to handle a large-scale...

Oil Spill Would Overwhelm B.C.

CP | Stanley Tromp, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Officials in British Columbia privately warned the province lacks the ability to manage oil spills from existing and future oil traffic, a...

'World-Class' Spill Response Questioned

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - The B.C. government says its support for the Northern Gateway pipeline is partly contingent upon a world-class oil spill respons...

Enbridge Project 'Very Very Misleading'

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - A half dozen Pacific humpback whales broke the grey surface of the ocean Tuesday just a few nautical miles away from where propo...