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Valves that caused Baker Lake gas spill replaced, GN says – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 21, 2021

Repairs made at fuel tank farm, cleanup ‘progressing well:’ petroleum division update

Two leaky valves that caused a gasoline spill at Baker Lake’s tank farm this spring have been replaced and cleanup of the site is “progressing well,” the Department of Community and Government Services says.

Its environmental response team determined a supply drain valve on Tank 5 and the main valve on Tank 2 had leaks, according to an update prepared by the Petroleum Product Division director, Nathaniel Hutchinson.

The GN provided an update to Baker Lake residents in a news release issued Tuesday.

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