Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
High water levels reported
Opinion letter comparing this to the Valdez spill in 1989 (which was still being reclaimed 25 years)
(used without permission)
Quote from article: The wildlife death toll has now risen to 58 birds, fish, and other species. Roughly 133,000 litres of oil and other materials has already been recovered, but globs of oil continue to sink to the bottom of the North Saskatchewan River, complicating the clean up effort.
Thursday, August 4th, 2016
From the article they said:
Wall also met with North Battleford Mayor Ian Hamilton on Wednesday. North Battleford’s city council recently approved a 12-month recovery plan for the city.
Also they are quoted as saying,
An additional filtration system at the treatment plant “to filter hydrocarbons and other possible contaminants” will also be added, according to a news release.
"4th oil spill in 8 months" Turns out this Husky spill isn't Saskatchewan's only
Now, you must be tired of reading all that reporting. I am too, off to Saskatchewan again.
Over n out, until next blog