Reported by: Cale Jackson
- Reported on: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:01 EDT
- Reported to: Protect Our Waters, Algonquin College Students
- Lat: 45.5334392
- Lng: -76.6957283
About this Location
Ottawa River watershed : Horton, OntarioSmall ephemeral wetland along a ditch near the intersection of Hwy 17 and Storyland Rd.
A transport truck tipped over and spilled fuel and oil into a ditch which is also part of a wetland. although an effort, albeit ineffective, was made to contain the spill it has yet to be cleaned up after 2 weeks. wildlife, especially turtles, have been observed in and around the spill area. the lack of cleanup after 2 weeks is not acceptable.
Sunny. 24 CelsiusHave you seen this before?
Occurred approximately 2 weeks ago.Have you notified any other agencies?
No. The county of Renfrew and MTO were the initial responders. MOECC has been notified 26/06/2017