Thursday, May 27, 2010

Double Hulled Spill Dogs Enbridge Announcement

Today Enbridge announced plans to file for approval for a pipeline that would allow them to ship petroleum from a BC Coast port.  As part of the announcement they tried to reassure BC residents about the risk of spills by toting the safety of the double-hulled tankers that would be used at the port.  They ran advertisements in major newspapers also promoting the safety of double-hulled tankers.

Meanwhile a double-hulled tanker off the coast of Singapore was damaged on the and is leaking crude oil equivalent to 18,325 barrels.

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