Largest Diesel Land Spill occurred at Pukatawagan

***This is an excerpt from the blog Transparency with Chief Dumas.

Everyone in Puk knows the challenges that we have faced in the past 20 years with dealing with our contaminated Soil. In the 50's, MB Hydro brought in a diesel generator to power the Indian Agents house, the old church, the nursing station and the old school. It was later transferred over to Indian Affairs. For unknown reasons, whether it was improperly installed or because of aging, the diesel began leaking out and it has been estimated that approximately 500,000 gallons of diesel was spilled over a period of 30 years! We have been

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