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Mystery oil spill seeps into Vancouver’s English Bay

Port Metro Vancouver received multiple reports about the oil spill before calling in the coast guard.



VANCOUVER—Crews are working to clean up what appears to be an oil spill in Vancouver’s English Bay.

An emergency response team was called in to deal with an oily substance coating the water on the east side of the bay at about 5 p.m. April 8.

Port Metro Vancouver received multiple reports about the oil spill before calling in the coast guard.

The coast guard and marine response teams worked into the night co-ordinating efforts to recover the substance and pinpoint its source.

Investigation and clean up efforts are expected to continue April 9.

The size and scope of the spill have not been specified.

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