The Canadian Press

2016-04-08 | Oil Spill Legacy

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Vancouver city manager Sadhu Johnston says one year after the M-V Marathassa spill he remains concerned about oil spill preparedness, especially if the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion brings more tanker traffic to Burrard Inlet. Johnston says the coast guard has begun work on a regional response plan but it isn't yet complete. (The M-V Marathassa leaked at least 27-hundred litres of bunker fuel into English Bay on April 8th last year and an independent review concluded that miscommunication and uncertainty over roles led to a delayed response.)

Date: 2016-04-08
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we don't have completed plans yet that the Coast Guard has rolled out and so there's been planning and and engagement together but we're still not there yet we're still not ready for attack or spell in this region >>