WCMRC Expanding Response Base on Lower Fraser River

August 23, 2018 – Richmond’s Shelter Island will be the new home for Western Canada Marine Response Corporation’s (WCMRC) Fraser River response base. WCMRC communications manager Michael Lowry explained the primary role of the base is to be available to service spills in the Fraser River but also respond out in the South Coast shipping lane. “The Fraser River base will be part of WCMRC’s enhanced response system and is designed to work in tandem with the base in Vancouver Harbour and all the other bases that are planned,” Lowry…

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