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Up to 90 per cent of Burrard Inlet Oil Spill Would Reach Shoreline in Hours: Report

Up to 90 per cent of a Burrard Inlet oil spill would reach shoreline in hours” The Vancouver Sun reports today with the launch of an oil spill animation model.

“The model demonstrates that nowhere is safe in Burrard Inlet,” says Tsleil-Waututh Nation Chief Maureen Thomas.

“Spilled oil has the potential to foul every corner of our inlet leaving only a legacy of more pollution for our children and spoiling everything Tsleil-Waututh holds as sacred.”

The independent spill trajectory model was created for the City of Vancouver and City Of Burnaby,

Coming Soon! Salish Sea Summer Gathering

In May, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation launched the first legal challenge to the National Energy Board’s review of the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker expansion proposal. This past week the Federal Court of Appeal granted Tsleil-Waututh permission to proceed with the lawsuit. (Watch it here: http://new.livestream.com/tsleilwaututh/kindermorgan/videos/49756380)

Our community is united in standing up to protect Burrard Inlet and the Salish Sea,

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