Husky Energy claims that their July 2016 oil spill has been cleaned up and the river is a safe drinking source. Yet, a nearby First Nation is finding oil on their lands.

 

Larissa Burnouf APTN National News

Last July, more than 200,000 litres of oil leaked into the North Saskatchewan River from a ruptured pipeline belonging to Husky Energy. Read more at:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/husky-energy-north-saskatchewan-river-pipeline-break-1.3855871

A report for Husky Energy included images of the damaged section of pipleline.

North Saskatchewan River

The course of the North Saskatchewan River highlighted from Maidstone to east of Prince Albert (and beyond where it merges with the South Saskatchewan River to become the Saskatchewan River). A leak from a Husky Energy pipeline near Maidstone led to some 200,000 litres of heavy oil entering the river in July. (CBC)

By John Weidlich, CBC News

 

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