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Leaked document suggests Alberta waited a month before declaring spill emergency

OIlsands tailings at mine contaminated groundwater last year

April 5, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Edmonton – A leaked document suggests the Alberta government waited a month before initiating an emergency response to one of the province’s worst oilsands tailings releases. Groundwater contaminated with oilsands tailings was found seeping from a pond at Imperial Oil’s Kearl mine, located north of Fort McMurray last May. The document reports on the degree of communications following the tailings release. CBC News report | READ MORE

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