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Whatcom Creek oil spill drill tomorrow

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Whatcom Creek oil spill drill tomorrow

KGMI News Reporting
By Mike Curtiss

Don’t be alarmed if you see oil spill containment gear on Whatcom Creek near Bellingham Bay Tuesday.

Kinder Morgan, a leading oil pipeline company, will be holding an oil spill readiness drill from noon to 4:30 p.m. in Whatcom Creek downstream of the Maritime Heritage Fish Hatchery.

The company is preparing to expand the Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline, which stretches from Edmonton, Alberta to Anacortes.

Crews will practice placing oil-containment booms on the water at two locations on the creek.

For more information you can go to http://kindermorgan.com.