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Oil Spill Cleanup Continues

By Gordon HopkinsCleanup of the record oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline System continues. According to a recent statement from TC Energy, the company formerly known as TransCanada Corporation, an estimated 7,233 barrels of oil have been recovered from the creek. That is 13,877 barrels of oil and water.Monday saw snowfall in the area. TC Energy warned, “Our recovery rates have the potential to slow by the upcoming cold weather in the area.”The company shut down the pipeline system the evening of Wednesday, December 7, 2022, in response to a confirmed release an estimated 14,000 barrels, or 588,000 gallons, of crude oil into Mill Creek nea...

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