Northern BC port blames abandoned pipe for fuel leak into ocean

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Northern B.C. port blames abandoned pipe for fuel leak into ocean by The Canadian Press Posted Jun 29, 2015 6:44 pm MDT PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – The Prince Rupert Port Authority says workers are trying to stop an abandoned pipe from slowly leaking fuel into the ocean in northwestern B.C.The leak of what the port believes is bunker fuel was reported on Sunday when staff noticed a rainbow sheen near the tide line.The port authority says the pipe passes under property it owns and ends next to the marine berth at the Westview Wood Pellet Terminal.It says workers have excavated an area so they can flush and cap the pipe.The port says it has engaged the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation to contain the fuel that reached the foreshore and the group is working to clean the shoreline and immediate area.Officials have also called in an environmental consultant in to assess the potential impacts of the leak, although they believe there is “minimal risk to marine life and vegetation” and say only a “small quantity” escaped. read more

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Mens EHF EURO 2018 Norway with France – Serbs with host in

← Previous Story Poland gets wild card for Germany 2017 Next Story → Four teams for three spots in Germany 2017 Group AGroup BGroup CGroup D Assisting with the draw were the top players: Igor Vori (Croatia), Kristian Sæverås (Norway), Gergely Harsányi (Hungary) and Gašper Marguč (Slovenia).Main round venuesFollowing the preliminary round, the main round will be played in Zagreb and Varazdin.The three best ranked teams from Group A and Group B will continue in the main round group in Zagreb, while the top three teams from Group C and Group D each will play in the main round group in Varazdin.The venue for the final weekend is the Arena Zagreb in the nation’s capital. SerbiaNorwayMontenegroCzech Republic IcelandAustriaSloveniaHungary SplitPorecZagrebVarazdin SwedenBelarusFYR MacedoniaDenmark CroatiaFranceGermanySpain The draw for the Preliminary  Round at Men’s EHF EURO 2018 in Croatia was held in Zagreb last night. Here are the groups. read more

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