Pipeline spill would put 34 parks at risk

By Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist April 27, 2012

Dozens of parks and protected areas in B.C. would be at risk of oil contamination if there was a spill from the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, says a peer-reviewed paper to be published later this year in Natural Areas Journal.

The paper, written by a team of scientists from Raincoast Conservation Foundation, the University of Victoria and the University of Calgary, found that a spill could affect parks hundreds of kilometres away from the pipeline.

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