Some diesel fuel safely pumped from sunken tug on B.C. central coast

    BELLA BELLA, B.C. – Salvage crews have removed more than 23,000 litres of diesel from a sunken tug on British Columbia’s central coast in the latest effort to avert an environmental disaster near the Great Bear Rainforest.

    A second attempt to empty more than 200,000 litres of fuel from the Nathan E. Stewart began late Monday afternoon and continued through the night in Seaforth Channel, about 20 kilometres west of Bella Bella.

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