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Steps taken in the last 48 hours
  • Continued wildlife monitoring, including pit fall traps
  • Continued maintenance of wildlife fencing and deterrents
  • Continue to move visual deterrents to prevent habituation
  • Continued fluid recovery of bell holes and recovery trench including four new shallow recovery bell holes
  • Continued field screening for EC, chlorides, and visual sheen
  • Continued priority water sampling of Unnamed Lake and surrounding area
  • Collected subsurface water samples from all drive point wells
  • Continued field trials to confirm waste management and remediation plans
  • One wood frog and one masked shrew were deceased as a result of the spill
  • Continued application of silage wrap to bitumen to mitigate migratory bird concerns
  • Began installation of aqua dams in the south and south east for additional containment
  • Evaluated additional shallow recovery bell holes in the lake perimeter division based on field screen results
Steps anticipated to be taken in the next 72 hours
  • Continue wildlife monitoring, including pit fall traps
  • Continue maintenance of wildlife fencing and deterrents
  • Continue to move visual deterrents to prevent habituation
  • Continue fluid recovery of bell holes and recovery trench including four new shallow recovery bell holes
  • Continue field screening for EC, chlorides, and visual sheen
  • Continue priority water sampling of Unnamed Lake and surrounding area
  • Continue subsurface water samples from all drive point wells
  • Continue field trials to confirm waste management and remediation plans
  • Complete installation of silage wrap for cover on bitumen to mitigate migratory bird risks
  • Complete installation of aqua dams in the south and south east for additional containment
  • Install new shallow recovery bell holes in the lake perimeter division based on field screen results
  • Preparing application to the AER to convert recovery trench to live trench which will allow management of chloride recovery in colder temperatures


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