Mystery Spill Confuses Gov’t

A mysterious spill of contaminated water near a national park is prompting contradictory statements by federal agencies. The Department of Fisheries reported an Encana Ltd. offshore gas rig near Sable Island, N.S. spilled 250,000 litres of oily water. Environment Canada confirmed the spill. Encana and a Nova Scotia regulator flatly denied the incident: “This spill took place”.

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