Off the coast of Canada was a leak 250 thousand liters of oil

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate in fotosensasi oil. Archival photoOff the coast of Canada was a leak 250 thousand liters of oil© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate the image Bank

The largest in the history of the canadian Newfoundland offshore oil spill occurred on the platform of Husky Energy, the amount of leakage in the platform SeaRose is estimated at 250 million liters, reports the Canadian Press.

The relevant regulator of the province announced the temporary closure of all platforms on the continental shelf of the region for inspection.

The accident occurred on Friday amid a heavy storm, when the workers, the company has reported a fall of pressure on a submerged pipeline. Investigation of the causes of the incident and monitoring the impact of the accident on the environment. According to the Agency, was spotted four birds, covered in oil.

According to available information, now leaks no oil.

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