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Steps taken in the last 7 days
  • Continued wildlife monitoring
  • Continued maintenance of wildlife fencing and deterrents
  • Continue to move visual deterrents to prevent habituation
  • Continued fluid recovery from bell holes and recovery trench,
  • Discontinued low-impact recovery bell holes north and west of release area due to seasonal temperature changes
  • 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 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
  • Continue maintenance of containment cells for bitumen removal
  • Continued construction activities to aid with removal of damaged section of pipe in support of root cause analysis investigation
  • One masked shrew was deceased as a result of the spill
Steps anticipated to be taken in the next 7 days
  • Continue wildlife monitoring
  • Continue maintenance of wildlife fencing and deterrents
  • Continue to move visual deterrents to prevent habituation
  • Continue fluid recovery from bell holes and recovery trench
  • 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 work to confirm waste management and remediation plans
  • Continue bitumen removal activities, including off-site disposal
  • Continue maintenance of containment cells for bitumen removal
  • Continue construction activities to aid with removal of damaged section of pipe in support of root cause analysis investigation


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