Salvage delays – June 10th 2008

In mid May, after months of delay, British Columbia’s Ministry of Environment finally issued a Request for Proposals to salvage the diesel fuel tanker that has been lying at the bottom of Robson Bight since last August’s tragic barge accident.  Several proposals were received by the June 4th closing date, and are now being evaluated […]

Robson Bight update: good news! – April 20th 2008

We have good news.  Yesterday, British Columbia’s Environment Minister Barry Penner announced that Canada’s federal government will cooperate with the province in removing the diesel fuel tanker now lying underwater in the Ecological Reserve at Robson Bight.  Though no definite timing was stated, subsequent comments by Minister Penner clearly indicated that officials are aware that […]