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The large oil spill (about half a million litres) into the Red River when a pipeline ruptured has local people asking for the unvarnished truth. The fouling of the Red River and about 40 km of shoreline has people asking for answers about the maintenance and safety of the crude oil pipes.
Don Bester, president of the Alberta Surface Rights Federation was quoted in the Globe and Mail.
There's another pipe right next door, just 100 feet away from the one that just got wiped out,” he said.