Item Description
Steps taken in the last month
  • Continued maintenance of wildlife fencing
  • Continued work to confirm waste management and remediation plans
  • Continued execution and waste management activities for removal of bitumen at the spill site, including off-site disposal
    • Surface bitumen was previously removed from the spill site
    • Remediation of the remaining bitumen in the underground impacted areas (bitumen seams along the pipeline trenches) was completed in all accessible areas on Feb 7, including backfilling of the excavation trenches
    • Areas still covered by rig mats to be completed as mat roads are removed
  • Began hauling and stockpiling peat at the release site in preparation for final backfill
  • Continued maintenance of containment cells for bitumen removal
  • Planning for flushing, pigging and inspection of produced emulsion line
Steps anticipated to be taken in the next month
  • Continue maintenance of wildlife fencing
  • Continue work to confirm waste management and remediation plans
  • Continue execution and waste management activities for remaining removal of bitumen at the spill site, including off-site disposal
  • Continue maintenance of containment cells for bitumen removal
  • Final replacement of peat material in release area
  • Completion of flushing, pigging and inspection activities on the produced emulsion line
  • Leak test of annulus between bulkheads at the pipeline rupture site
  • Assess future plans for the emulsion lines after cleaning and inspection
  • Planning for remediation of pilot plant pond
  • Development and planning for monitoring of the site for spring run-off


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