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Oil is seen in the North Saskatchewan River by Prince Albert following a Husky Energy pipeline spill on July 21, 2016.

Geologists call for better pipeline monitoring in wake of North Saskatchewan oil spill

By Taylor Macpherson November 22, 2016 - 6:55am Updated: November 22, 2016 - 6:56am

Two University of Saskatchewan geologists are calling for better monitoring after a recent report by Husky Energy on the oil spill in July.

The company's report...

Temporary water pipeline to Prince Albert.

Husky Energy makes first payment to Prince Albert

By paNOW staff August 16, 2016 - 8:09am Updated: August 16, 2016 - 8:15am

The first of several payments by Husky Energy to the City of Prince Albert has now been made, following the oil spill almost four weeks ago.

The initial payment is $5...

Water in the North Saskatchewan River a few days after the oil spill.

Water Security Agency: samples from North Saskatchewan River meet guidelines

By paNOW staff August 15, 2016 - 11:13am Updated: August 15, 2016 - 11:15am

There are some fresh answers this week regarding the impact of the Husky Oil spill.

The Water Security Agency (WSA) has released the first results of its ongoing water...

Oil spilled from a pipeline into the North Saskatchewan River.

Pipe at the centre of Husky Energy oil spill taken away for testing

By Sarah Mills August 11, 2016 - 12:05pm Updated: August 11, 2016 - 1:11pm

We are getting closer to knowing how 250,000 litres of oil spilled into the North Saskatchewan River.

Pieces of the Husky pipeline in question have now been sectioned,...

Water pipeline to Prince Albert.

Prince Albert begins filing claims with Husky Energy after oil spill

By paNOW staff August 11, 2016 - 7:15am Updated: August 11, 2016 - 7:30am

The City of Prince Albert has begun the reimbursement process after allegedly losing millions of dollars due to an oil spill last month.

In a press release, the city...

The water line connecting the City of North Battleford to the Town of Battleford.

Temporary water line to flow between the Battlefords

By Matt Kelly, battlefordsNOW staff August 9, 2016 - 7:11am Updated: August 9, 2016 - 10:27am

Clean water should be on its way to North Battleford Tuesday after a temporary pipeline was delayed due to a positive bacteria test result, but officials say it's expected to...

Crews working to clean up the oil spill on the north Saskatchewan river

Husky could face charges under the environmental protection act

By Sarah Mills August 5, 2016 - 12:57pm Updated: August 5, 2016 - 3:52pm

Discussions are being had within the Ministry of Environment as to whether any charges will be laid against Husky Energy.

On July 21 up to 250,000 litres of oil spilled...

Crews working to clean up the oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River.

Water tests, oil clean up continue on North Saskatchewan River

By Sarah Mills August 4, 2016 - 2:30pm Updated: August 4, 2016 - 2:59pm

Water samples are still be collected from the North Saskatchewan River as the shoreline clean-up from the oil spill continues.   So far six kilometres of shoreline has been...

A Husky Energy pipeline spilled oil into the North Saskatchewan River.

All but 5 samples from Sask. oil spill meet guidelines for drinking water

By Sarah Mills August 3, 2016 - 11:55am Updated: August 3, 2016 - 12:00pm

Husky Energy has released the findings of water samples taken from the North Saskatchewan River showing that the vast majority are within guidelines for drinking water.

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Clean up efforts are ongoing after oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River.

Province says water samples closer to good than bad after oil spill

By Sarah Mills August 3, 2016 - 6:41am Updated: August 3, 2016 - 7:29am

The first test results for water samples taken from the North Saskatchewan River are now known and being shared with the communities impacted by the oil spill.

More than...

Workers at the Lend-a-Paw shelter in North Battleford clean up a bird covered in oil from a recent spill in the North Saskatchewan River.

Animal death toll rises in wake of oil spill

By paNOW staff July 28, 2016 - 9:52am Updated: July 28, 2016 - 9:58am

The number of animals dead as a result of last week’s oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River has reached double digits.

Wes Kotyk, executive director of the...

Oil from a Husky pipeline near Maidstone, Sask. leaked into the North Saskatchewan River last week, affecting water supplies for communities including North Battleford and Prince Albert.

Wall stays home, Husky official visits P.A.

By paNOW staff July 28, 2016 - 7:33am Updated: July 28, 2016 - 7:33am

Premier Brad Wall offered to travel to Prince Albert, however Mayor Greg Dionne has requested  the visit be postponed until the city's state of emergency is over.

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