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Oil Leak: Par-La-Ville, Woodlands, Front St West

Oil Leak: Par-La-Ville, Woodlands, Front St West

The City of Hamilton is advising the public to “exercise due care when traveling in the vicinity of Par-la-Ville Road, Woodlands Road and the western end of Front Street due to an oil leak.” “The City has taken immediate action to minimize the hazardous effects of the leak but does ask the public to be mindful and use caution when... Read more of this article

Dept Provides Update On Fuel Spill Recovery

Dept Provides Update On Fuel Spill Recovery

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources provided an update on the gasoline spill at the RUBiS facility in Ferry Reach in March. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] wishes to update the public on the gasoline spill that occurred at the RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. facility, Ferry Reach... Read more of this article

Govt Updates Public On Gasoline Spill Recovery

Govt Updates Public On Gasoline Spill Recovery

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] updated the public on the gasoline spill that occurred at the RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd facility, Ferry Reach on 27 March 2017.A spokesperson said, “Monitoring from the four new monitoring wells in addition to the many existing wells has helped to define the extent of the spill, which... Read more of this article

Fuel Spill Expert To Help Advise Government

Fuel Spill Expert To Help Advise Government

Dr John Wilson has arrived on the island at the request of the Ministry of the Environment to advise on the gasoline recovery effort being undertaken by RUBiS and their consultants Arcadis, and the Ministry said that “current monitoring data suggests that the liquid gasoline is contained on the site within 100 ft of the spill location. ” “He... Read more of this article

Ministry Updates On Gasoline Spill At Rubis

Ministry Updates On Gasoline Spill At Rubis

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] provided an update on the gas spill that occurred Rubis facility in Ferry Reach on 27th March. A Government spokesperson said, “”As of the latest data received by Government on Monday 10th April a vapour plume [i.e. fumes above the water table] has been detected in all of the four... Read more of this article

RUBiS: Making “Good Progress” In Recovery

RUBiS: Making “Good Progress” In Recovery

RUBiS said they continue to “make good progress in recovering gasoline that leaked at its Ferry Road Depot last week”, adding that “the evidence gathered thus far indicates that the impact of the spill is contained within the boundaries of our St. George’s Depot.” The company said, “The leak was due to the failure of... Read more of this article

PLP: Lack Of Information On Spill Is ‘Troubling’

PLP: Lack Of Information On Spill Is ‘Troubling’

“The recent gasoline leak that occurred at Rubis is of great concern,” Shadow Minister of the Environment, Planning and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain said, adding that “with an ecological system as fragile as ours and our natural beauty being a huge selling point for our tourism product, the lack of information from both Rubis and... Read more of this article

Cleanup Work Is Continuing After Fuel Spill

Cleanup Work Is Continuing After Fuel Spill

[Updated] St. George’s MPs Nandi Outerbridge and Kenneth Bascome, Premier Michael Dunkley and Environment Minister Sylvan Richards met with Rubis officials on Saturday at the site of last week’s oil leak. They were briefed on the situation by Rubis Managing Director Graham Redford and a geologist and field engineer from Arcadis US, an environmental... Read more of this article

RUBiS Implementing ‘Remediation Efforts’

RUBiS Implementing ‘Remediation Efforts’

The Environment Ministry said that following yesterday’s [March 28] fuel spill, RUBiS is “implementing various remediation efforts” and specialists from Arcadis US are scheduled to arrive today to “supervise recovery actions.”A Government spokesperson said, “In response to yesterday’s fuel spill, the Ministry of the... Read more of this article

“Fuel Tank Breach” At St. George’s Facility

“Fuel Tank Breach” At St. George’s Facility

[Updated] The Ministry of the Environment said they have been informed by RUBIS of a “fuel tank breach” at their St. George’s fuel storage facility, adding that “RUBIS employees have been trained in how to deal with such an emergency and are already working on containment.”A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry... Read more of this article

Oil Spill In Southampton Causing Traffic Delays

Oil Spill In Southampton Causing Traffic Delays

[Updated] An oil spill on Middle Road in Southampton this afternoon [Sept 27] is causing traffic delays, with traffic being diverted along the Railway Trail. At 4.00pm, a police spokesperson said, “Please be advised, there has been an oil spill on Middle Road in Southampton in the area of Whale Bay. “Traffic has been diverted along the... Read more of this article

Exercise Takes Place To Prepare For Oil Spill

Exercise Takes Place To Prepare For Oil Spill

[Updated] Boat Troop soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] have completed a major exercise designed to cope with an oil spill in island waters. The RBR teamed up with fuel suppliers Rubis and Oil Spill Response Ltd [OSRL] for the exercise, which was based around a petroleum spill from a vessel docked at Morgan’s Point. The exercise saw Boat... Read more of this article

RUBiS & Partners Conducting Oil Spill Exercise

RUBiS & Partners Conducting Oil Spill Exercise

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. announced today [March 2] that they will be conducting a Tier 1 Oil Spill response training exercise in conjunction with the Royal Bermuda Regiment on Wednesday March 2nd and Thursday March 3rd, 2016. A small group of observers from the US Coast Guard, who are on island to conduct meetings and provide advice in relation to... Read more of this article