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B.C. strengthens spill response regulations

October 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Transporters of liquid petroleum products in British Columbia now will need to have provincial plans in place to manage a spill, the province’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy announced on Friday. The new regulations requiring spill preparedness apply

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Chief in Bella Bella, B.C. demands action on wildfire near coastal community

February 6, 2017 The Canadian Press

BELLA BELLA, B.C. – The chief of a village near British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest says members of the First Nations community fought a wildfire on their own this weekend after they were unable to get help from provincial government

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Storms hamper attempt to clean up, contain fuel spill off B.C. coast

October 24, 2016 The Canadian Press

BELLA BELLA, B.C. – Officials say booms containing a fuel spill from a sunken tug off British Columbia’s central coast have been replaced, but clean up crews continue to face harsh weather as they attempt to work in the area.

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Some diesel fuel safely pumped from sunken tug on B.C. central coast

October 18, 2016 The Canadian Press

BELLA BELLA, B.C. – Salvage crews have removed more than 23,000 litres of diesel from a sunken tug on British Columbia’s central coast in the latest effort to avert an environmental disaster near the Great Bear Rainforest. A second attempt