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Oil-filled WW II-era shipwreck off B.C. coast to be salvaged

July 27, 2013
Oil-filled WW II-era shipwreck off B.C. coast to be salvaged

The Canadian Coast Guard plans to clean up a leaking U.S. transport vessel that went down off the British Columbia coast during the Second World War. CBC | British Columbia News

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Coast Guard taking on clean up of forgotten Second World War U.S. shipwreck off B.C. coast

July 26, 2013

The Canadian Coast Guard plans to clean up a leaking U.S. transport vessel that went down off the British Columbia coast during the Second World War. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Tougher pollution penalties and more inspections for oil tanker traffic

March 18, 2013
Tougher pollution penalties and more inspections for oil tanker traffic

The federal government is announcing changes to improve oil tanker safety to shore up support for controversial oil exports off the British Columbia coast. Global TV BC News

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B.C. coast tsunami warnings cancelled after 7.5 magnitude massive Alaskan quake

January 6, 2013

JUNEAU, Alaska – A powerful earthquake sparked a brief tsunami warning for a lengthy stretch of the British Columbia coast early Saturday, but no damaging waves were generated and the warning was cancelled. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Pipelines fuel refinery debate, but observers say ‘ship probably has sailed’(2)

August 27, 2012
Pipelines fuel refinery debate, but observers say ‘ship probably has sailed’(2)

Whether they’re crossing the border into the United States or heading west to the British Columbia coast, the controversial pipelines linked to the Alberta oil sands have one purpose: to get the thick, heavy bitumen out of the country. Global TV BC News

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