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Fuel Spill Pushes Mill Creek ‘to the edge,’ Residents Worry

@OPP_HSD jet fuel cleanup

John McNie remembers Mill Creek the way it used to be — a place where summer days could be whiled away swimming, rafting and fishing for trout in its cold, clean waters.

Today, McNie and his neighbours are worried about the creek’s future as cleanup efforts from a 50,000-litre jet fuel spill drags into a third month.

For a waterway already under pressure from aggregate extraction, they say government bureaucracy and an ill-prepared response to the spill means most of the damage to Mill Creek has already been done…

[Click here to read the full story on therecord.com]