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Oil Spill Simulated On B.C.’s Fraser River, Burrard Inlet

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The Huffington Post B.C.
Researchers dumped hundreds of bright yellow cards into B.C.’s Fraser River and Burrard Inlet to simulate how far a potential oil spill from the Trans Canada pipeline would spread…

Oil cards expected to wash up along Richmond’s shores

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Graeme Wood / Richmond News
If you’ve walked along the dyke recently, you might be asking yourself: What are those yellow things floating in the Fraser River or stuck on the rocks…

Drift cards released on Fraser River to simulate pipeline oil spill risk

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Larry Pynn / Vancouver Sun
Four hundred plywood drift cards were released Tuesday on the lower Fraser River in an experiment to simulate the dispersion of an oil spill from Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion project…

‘This could be oil’: Drift cards tossed into Fraser River to simulate oil spill

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Emily Jackson / Metro
Four hundred plywood drift cards stamped with the warning “This could be oil” were tossed into the Fraser River Tuesday to simulate how far oil could travel…

Organizers of oil spill simulation ask for help from B.C. residents

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Jen St. Denis / Business In Vancouver
Two environmental groups are asking British Columbians to help them track where and how oil would spill in the waters around Vancouver in the event of a tanker leak…

Simulation to show impact of potential oil spill in Burrard Inlet

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Peter Meiszner / Global News
The City of Vancouver is teaming up with two environmental groups to conduct an oil spill simulation Tuesday on the Fraser River and in Burrard Inlet…

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