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A major oil spill could cost the Vancouver economy $1.2 billion
Description: The report, by the University of B.C.'s Fisheries Economics Research Unit, examined the potential economic costs of a 16-million litre spill in Burrard Inlet.
Date: 22 May 2015
Author: Laura Kane
Source: The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver's economy could suffer a $1.2-billion blow in case of a major oil spill caused by Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, concludes a new city report by the University of B.C.'s Fisheries Economics Research Unit, led by Professor Rashid Sumaila.

Read the article in the Vancouver Sun.

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