The Red Deer River Oil Spill — Update #7

Posted on: Friday, June 15, 2012
Posted at: 1:00 PM

This is Update #7 of the Red Deer River Oil Spill…

  • Plains Midstream Canada continues to blog its cleanup efforts surrounding the Rangeland Pipeline System failure near Sundre, Alberta.   [ Web Updates ]
  • Red Deer River oil spill cleanup activities were suspended because of heavy rain, high winds and lightning.   [ Article ]
  • Recreational users and people who own lots along Gleniffer Lake will be spending another weekend out of the water.   [ Article ]
  • Diane Bender, a realtor who also manages rentals at the Gleniffer Lake Resort & Country Club, is worried about her livelihood.   [ Article ]
  • The Province of Alberta is being pressured to include pipeline leaks in its environmental monitoring plan.   [ Article ]


  • The Rangeland Pipeline System is made up of approximately 1285 kilometres of gathering and trunk pipelines.   [ Link ]
  • The majority of the Rangeland Pipeline System is approximately 50 years old.   [ Link ]
  • According to Google Maps, Jackson Creek is approximately 50 km from the Gleniffer Reservoir — where the booms have been set up to contain the oil spill. That means, the oil spill has travelled 50 km along the Red Deer River.   [ Map ]

Other Red Deer River Oil Spill Updates:

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