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Crude oil leaked from Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline near Merritt, BC

Canadian Press June 13, 2013

Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: lowering pipes into trench.

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: lowering pipes into trench.

CALGARY – The National Energy Board says it’s responding to a spill from Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain line near Merritt.

The energy watchdog said it doesn’t yet know the size of the leak, which took place on Crown land but a release from Kinder Morgan says less than 2,000 litres, or 12 barrels, of light crude was detected. Read the rest of this entry