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West Coast Oil Tanker Spill Clean-Up Could Cost $9.6B

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December 13, 2012
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A new study says the cost of cleaning up a major oil spill on the North Coast of B.C. could hit $9.6 billion, wiping out any economic benefits from the Northern Gateway Pipeline project for the region.


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