Rescued barge adrift off B.C. coast to be towed to Alaska, First Nation relieved – Canadian Press


Narrowly missed having a major spill.

A British Columbia First Nation is breathing a sigh of relief as a barge carrying millions of litres of fuel was removed from its harbour on the central coast. The barge broke away from a U.S.-registered tugboat, the Jake Shearer, southwest of Bella Bella last Sunday…. The barge was carrying 12.5 million litres of diesel and gasoline… four times the volume initially estimated. (Canadian Press)

http://nationalpost.com/news/canada/rescued-barge-adrift-off-b-c-coast-to-be-towed-to-alaska-first-nation-relieved

One Response

  1. Sad that something so potentially disastrous did warrant news time here in the lower 48. So

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