Saskatchewan drinking water measures could be in place for months due to Husky oil spill: official — Financial Post – Top Stories

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Communities affected by an oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River can expect precautionary drinking water measures to be in place for weeks or even months, says a Saskatchewan government official. “It’s not going to be a short-term event,” Sam Ferris with Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency said Monday. “It could go…

via Saskatchewan drinking water measures could be in place for months due to Husky oil spill: official — Financial Post – Top Stories

This photograph and news article from the Financial Times(r) is just too shocking not to share it with others. Of course, we have heard of huge oil spills, think of the Exxon Valdiz for one. But these photographs do make us, I would hope, pause to think.

I am not an “environmentalist” but I do try to recycle, repurpose, redistibute, donate or re-use items if possible so as to help the garbage glut on our planet. We do need oil to “run” our planet at least for the “short term” which of course still could be for a couple of hundred years more.

I don’t know the answer, I’m certainly not God. One could say, which is more precious, oil or water? The neanderthals existed without oil but could not exist without water.

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