New Oil Spill Response Ability in BC


#1

150 new jobs for starts. That’s something to know. Badly needed, eh?


#2

Having the response equipment is one thing. Yes it is sorely needed along the B.C. Coast and should have been done a long time ago. However, there needs to be a definitive plan that is followed without hesitation or there is going to be more events like the diesel spill in English Bay.


#3

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#4

[QUOTE=Quimby;194664]Having the response equipment is one thing. Yes it is sorely needed along the B.C. Coast and should have been done a long time ago. However, there needs to be a definitive plan that is followed without hesitation or there is going to be more events like the diesel spill in English Bay.[/QUOTE]

A diesel spill is one thing, a heavy crude spill is… lets not even talk about it. But that contingency is the reason behind this step-up.


#5

Like I said…way overdue for the B.C. coast based on how much ship and barge traffic already goes through the inside pass.


#6

Here is an interesting video showing an experimental clean up method for bitumen in seawater. The have come up with an absorbent that can be sprinkled on the oil and then picked up with a magnet.