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Steps taken in the last 72 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 from bell holes and recovery trench including eight 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
  • Continued work to confirm waste management and remediation plans
  • Commenced operation of the dewatering facility at the pilot plant to segregate and process solids and fluids for disposal
  • Continue converting west recovery trench to live trench for seasonal impacted water recovery
  • Drafted execution and waste management plans for removal of bitumen at the spill site
  • Completed further sampling to understand perimeter for cleanup activities to support spill site execution plan
Steps anticipated to be taken in the next 48 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 eight 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
  • Continue converting west recovery trench to live trench for seasonal impacted water recovery
  • Review sampling results and finalize execution and waste management plans for removal of bitumen at the spill site
  • Installation of additional drive point wells into bitumen impacted area to determine potential fluid recovery requirements after bitumen is removed


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