Technological Disasters

Canada: International Charter activated for oil spill

Oil spill and oil fire followed a train derailing in Lac-Mégantic

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 8 July 2013 to provide satellite imagery for the train derailment and consecutive oil spill and oil fire in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada. The mechanism was activated by Public Safety Canada.

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Tue, 09/07/2013 - 11:42

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46

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-71
Tue, 07/09/2013
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