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95 per cent of the crude oil dumped near the Lloydminster Wastewater Treatment Plant on Feb.14, 2017 has been cleaned up.

Officials say transport truck illegally dumped oil near Lloydminster water treatment plant

By 650 CKOM February 15, 2017 - 5:27pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 5:30pm

Authorities are searching for the driver of a transport truck that illegally dumped over 12 barrels-worth of oil north of Lloydminster.

City officials said nearly 2,000...

A crew is working to clean up oil dumped near the Lloydminster Wastewater Treatment Plant Feb.14, 2017.

Oil spill in Lloydminster has crews working near wastewater treatment plant

By 650 CKOM February 14, 2017 - 6:38pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 9:11pm

Investigators are on the scene of an oil spill northeast of Lloydminster.

According to city officials, the spill was first reported around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday near the...

 Premier Brad Wall said he's in contact with Tundra Energy's CEO during a media availability in Saskatoon on Feb. 3, 2017.

Wall stresses need for proper pipeline regulations after 2nd Tundra Energy spill

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 3, 2017 - 2:56pm Updated: February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm

Premier Brad Wall says both he and Tundra Energy are concerned about the company's recent oil spills in Saskatchewan.

Wall responded Friday after the latest spill, which...

The National Energy Board (NEB) is investigating after a leak of crude oil at Tundra’s Ingoldsby Terminal, located 270 kilometres southeast of Regina near the village of Storthoaks, Sask.

National Energy Board investigating oil spill in southeast Sask.

By 980 CJME February 2, 2017 - 7:11am Updated: February 2, 2017 - 8:32am

As Tundra Energy Marketing Limited continues to clean up after an oil spill near Stoughton, Sask., federal regulators are reporting another, smaller spill.

The National...

An arial view of the oil spill near Stoughton, Sask. after cleanup efforts already began on Jan. 23, 2017.

Excavation confirms Tundra Energy pipeline source of oil spill

By 980 CJME January 25, 2017 - 6:18pm Updated: January 25, 2017 - 6:18pm

The province has provided an update about the oil spill in southeast Saskatchewan.

As of Wednesday, approximately 174,000 of the 200,000 litres of oil that leaked from a...

An arial view of the oil spill near Stoughton, Sask. after cleanup efforts already began on Jan. 23, 2017.

'Anger to sadness:' Sask. First Nation reacts to pipeline oil spill

By 980 CJME January 24, 2017 - 4:52pm Updated: January 25, 2017 - 12:16pm

Most of the cleanup is done, but the effects of an oil spill on the Ocean Man First Nation will likely linger.

The community, usually a quiet place, was filled with more...

An arial view of the oil spill near Stoughton, Sask. after cleanup efforts already began on Jan. 23, 2017.

Saskatchewan cleaning up after large pipeline oil spill on First Nations land

By 980 CJME January 23, 2017 - 4:10pm Updated: January 24, 2017 - 4:02pm

Saskatchewan is cleaning up after a second pipeline oil spill in less than a year.

The most recent spill took place 10 kilometres north of the community of Stoughton,...

Water pipeline to Prince Albert

People of Prince Albert and North Battleford still waiting for regular water supply

By Sarah Mills August 25, 2016 - 2:43pm Updated: August 25, 2016 - 2:59pm

The people of Prince Albert and North Battleford will have to wait a little longer to see when regular water will flow again.   Both cities are on temporary water supply since...

Prince Albert City Hall

Husky Energy delivers $5M payment to Prince Albert for oil spill costs

By paNOW staff August 16, 2016 - 7:11am Updated: August 16, 2016 - 7:15am

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.

Mayor Greg Dionne said...

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 - 11:11am Updated: August 15, 2016 - 11:13am

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 - 1:07pm

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,...

Mayor Greg Dionne speaks at a press conference Friday at Prince Albert city hall.

P.A. resumes supplying water to rural residents cut off after oil spill

By Shane O'Neill August 5, 2016 - 1:46pm Updated: August 5, 2016 - 2:00pm

Prince Albert’s Rural Water Utility customers got some good news Friday.

City manager Jim Toye confirmed customers in the rural municipality of Prince Albert would have...