Environmental Expert On Alberta Oil Spill

The company responsible for the biggest oil spill Alberta has seen in decades has finally apologized for its handling of the situation.  Plains Midstream Canada has been criticized for being slow to communicate about the situation but a week after the massive leak, the president of the organization offered an apology and maintained the company will make the situation “right”.

Cleanup crews are scrambling to try to prevent any more damage after 28,000 barrels of oil spilled into a wetland near the Peace River, but one environmental expert contends the area will never be the same.  There is no firm timeline on how long it will take to complete the cleanup, after a pipeline ruptured in the Peace River area two weeks ago.

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