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Emergency response to disasters in Gulf of St. Lawrence

In the event of an oil spill in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, who are you going to call? The Environment ministry of Quebec? New Brunswick? PEI? Newfoundland? The federal government? That's just one of the problems scientists pinpointed this week as they discussed what would happen in the event of an oil spill. Scientists from around the world at the Ocean Innovation Conference in Rimouski are trying to tackle that question.

Émilien Pelletier holds the Canada Research Chair in Marine Ecotoxicology at the Université du Québec in Rimouski, and he joins us this morning.
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