FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Calgary, AB – (June 8, 2012) The ERCB is responding to a pipeline release that occurred on Thursday, June 07, 2012, on Plains Midstream Canada’s Rangeland pipeline.
An unconfirmed volume of hydrocarbons has entered into the Red Deer River via Jackson Creek.
The pipeline is shut in and emergency responders are on site.
The ERCB is investigating and will continue to work with the company, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Alberta Emergency Management Agency, and other agencies to ensure that all appropriate clean up and mitigation measures are taking place.
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