OIL SPILL BURN TEST SLATED OFF E. CANADA

A major crude oil spill test burn is scheduled to get under way off Newfoundland in early August. The experimental burn will be the first controlled burn of crude oil in open sea to record the effects of burning oil emissions on air and water quality. A group of 25 government agencies and industry associations led by Environment Canada (EC) will conduct the test burn. The 1 day burn is slated to take place 40 km east of St. John's, Newf., under favorable weather conditions sometime during

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