DeSmogBlog: Albertans Seek Pipeline Safety Investigation, Launch Spill Tipline

Picture 3.png After three major spills in Alberta occurred over the span of one month, questions are surfacing regarding the integrity of the province’s aging pipeline infrastructure. Last week, a collective of more than 50 organizations from Alberta called upon Premier Alison Redford to initiate an independent inquiry of pipeline safety. In an open letter sent ...

somecanuckchick dot com: The Red Deer River Oil Spill — Update #1

This is Update #1 of the Red Deer River Oil Spill… Tracey McCrimmon, executive director of the Sundre Petroleum Operators Group, a community group that works with the industry, said people phoned in reports Thursday night of smelling rotten eggs. Plains Midstream Canada estimates 1,000 to 3,000 barrels of oil leaked into Jackson Creek — ...