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"Anatomy of an Oil Spill" The Mary Hatch Story

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Citizens group "BROKE" member E. Gibson; tells the story of a Burnaby BC resident who lived through an oil spill where approximately 250,000 liters of oil leaked into her community surroundings after a road crew excavator hit an existing Kinder Morgan pipeline.

   70,000 liters flowed into Burrard Inlet & the cleanup costs were reported to be in the area of 15 Million, 250 local residents were evacuated from their homes and had their lives disrupted.

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