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Industrial leak on Prince Rupert's Watson Island

An emergency environmental response officer has been dispatched to Prince Rupert where more than a litre of either fuel or oil is leaking per day. The B.C. Ministry of Environment confirmed the leak is coming from a bunker fuel pipeline at Watson Island. An engineering firm will join the ministry officer today to assess the situation. It isn't clear what impact the leak has had, or when the leak began.

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