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Latest CP derailment spilled 5 times as much oil as Husky pipeline leak in 2016

Source: Guy Quenneville, CBC News, February 11, 2020 

Significant amount of oil believed to have burned off, spokesperson says

The Saskatchewan government says an estimated 1.2 million litres of oil leaked from a Canadian Pacific Railway train that derailed near the hamlet of Guernsey last week.

That’s less than the estimated 1.5 million litres that is believed to have leaked in a separate train derailment, also near Guernsey, last December.

But it’s still five times the amount of oil spilled during the 2016 Husky Energy pipeline disaster near Maidstone, Sask.

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Image Source: Submitted by Philippe Gaudet to CBC News 

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