Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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VANCOUVER. x-13s. When vessels spill fuel in Canadian waters, strict rules ensure the ship owners pay for the cleanup. But the Vancouver Aquarium says it's still owed 180-thousand dollars for the 2015 bunker fuel leak from a ship that leaked bunker fuel into English Bay. Vancouver Aquarium scientist Peter Ross says the money was spent on environmental testing to figure out what the fuel was and what risks it posed to wildlife at the aquarium, but the ship owner offered to cover less than a quarter of the cost.

("... beyond me.") (SOURCE: The Canadian Press)

TAG: Transport Canada says the M-V Marathassa (mar-rah-thass-ah) leaked the fuel. A lawyer for the ship declined to comment, stating the ongoing negotiations are confidential. …

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