Canada to Boost Spill Response Ahead of Pipeline Decision

by MarEx 11/07/2016

Canada’s Liberal government on Monday vowed to toughen its response to oil spills at sea, a move some environmentalists said was a clear signal Ottawa will approve a hotly-contested pipeline from Alberta’s oil sands to the Pacific Coast.

As part of a marine safety plan to protect oceans, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Ottawa would invest in better response measures and research into how to clean up oil spills.

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