Husky – Saskatchewan Pipeline Incident Updates

The below updates are from here

Saskatchewan Pipeline Incident Updates

Husky is responding to a pipeline incident in Saskatchewan. Our primary focus continues to be the safety of the public and the protection of the environment.

Anyone encountering an impacted animal or bird should call Husky’s 24-hour emergency line at: 1-877-262-2111.

For regular updates, follow us on Twitter: @HuskyEnergyInc

July 25

  • Shoreline cleanup is underway near the pipeline site, starting along the first 20 km stretch
  • Deterrent devices, including flagging, are being used to keep wildlife from the shoreline and river and wildlife monitoring continues
  • Husky is providing the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan and its partners with assistance and support
  • Anyone encountering an impacted animal or bird should call Husky’s 24-hour emergency line at: 1-877-262-2111

July 24

  • Cleanup at the pipeline site is complete
  • Containment booms are in place:
    • Two booms at the City of North Battleford; with one at the water intake
    • About 50 km downstream from North Battleford
    • Near the Paynton ferry crossing
    • At the water intake at the City of Prince Albert
  • Assessment of additional booms and recovery actions continue
  • Surveillance by air, ground and on the water continues
  • Discussions and coordination with all levels of government continues, including downstream communities and our neighbours
  • Water monitoring and sample testing programs remain in place
  • Three birds impacted by the release were recovered near the initial spill site on Saturday, and are now with the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan. One has died.
  • Husky is providing the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan with assistance and support.
  • Anyone encountering an impacted animal or bird should call Husky’s 24-hour emergency line at: 1-877-262-2111.

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Posted on July 25, 2016, in economic impact, miscellaneous, oil, political. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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