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Steps taken in the last 7 days
  • 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 from bell holes, recovery trench, and low-impact recovery bell holes north and west of release area
  • 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, including wells newly installed in the bitumen impacted area
  • Continued work to confirm waste management and remediation plans
  • Continue solid waste management activities at the dewatering facility at the pilot plant
  • Continue to finalize execution and waste management plans for removal of bitumen at the spill site
  • Continue construction of low profile access road to support fluid and bitumen recovery from pilot plant pond
  • Began construction of containment cells for bitumen removal from the release site
  • Installed additional drive point wells into bitumen impacted area to determine potential fluid recovery requirements after bitumen is removed
Steps anticipated to be taken in the next 7 days
  • Continue wildlife monitoring, including pit fall traps
  • Continue maintenance of wildlife fencing and deterrents
  • Continue to move visual deterrents to prevent habituation
  • Continued fluid recovery from bell holes, recovery trench, and low-impact recovery bell holes north and west of release area
  • 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 solid waste management activities at the dewatering facility at the pilot plant
  • Construction of containment cells for bitumen removal from the release site ongoing
  • Continue construction of low profile access road to support fluid and bitumen recovery from pilot plant pond
  • Continue to finalize execution and waste management plans for removal of bitumen at the spill site
  • Begin construction activities for bitumen removal


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