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How could Husky, a major petroleum player in Canada, be so ill prepared for a minor spill that contaminated a major river
It's been a full 10 days since a Husky Energy pipeline spewed 250,000 litres of heavy oil and diluent into the North Saskatchewan River near Maidstone, Sask.
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A consultant for Husky Energy says the cleanup plan for a spill of oil into the North Saskatchewan River includes allowing nature to break down the material.
With her water supply cut off due to the Husky oil spill, rural residents like Sarah Anderson want answers about when their water supply will be turned back on.
Incident report says Husky Energy discovered pipeline leak near Maidstone 14 hours before notifying the Saskatchewan government.
Prince Alberta and North Battleford have enacted emergency water restrictions as Husky Energy struggles to contain an oil spill of more than 200,000 litres.
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The city of Prince Albert, Sask., activated its emergency operations centre on Saturday afternoon to put together a contingency plan after noting that a boom set up to contain an oil spill upriver had been breached.
Residents of the small western city of North Battleford, Saskatchewan are being asked to cut water consumption as Husky Energy races to clean up as much as 250,000 litres of oil spilled nearby.