On behalf of Emera New Brunswick
Brunswick Pipeline will conduct a mock emergency exercise on Thursday, June 9, in Saint John between 9 a.m. and noon.
The mock exercise will take place in the area of Old Black River Road between Bundy Lane and Proud Road in Saint John. Police and fire department personnel will be in the area to alert drivers. Area residents may notice emergency response vehicles and increased activity during this time.
Brunswick Pipeline does not anticipate any traffic delays or disruptions to local homes or businesses. No natural gas will be released during the exercise.
The purpose of the exercise is to test emergency response and communications practices. Mock exercises are routine and provide emergency responders and Brunswick Pipeline staff the opportunity to test equipment and procedures in a simulated emergency scenario.
Participating in the exercise along with Brunswick Pipeline, Maritimes & Northeast and Spectra Energy personnel will be members of the Saint John Fire Department, Saint John Police, Local PSAP/911 Dispatch, the Local Emergency Measures Organization coordinator and Ambulance NB.
Emera New Brunswick, owner of the Brunswick Pipeline, places the utmost importance on safety.
About Emera New Brunswick
Emera New Brunswick, owner of the Brunswick Pipeline, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (EMA-TSX), an energy company based in Maritimes Canada. Brunswick Pipeline delivers natural gas from the CanaportTM Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) receiving and re-gasification terminal near Saint John, New Brunswick to markets in Canada and the US Northeast. The 145-kilometer pipeline extends through southwest New Brunswick to an interconnection with the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline at the Canada/US border near St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Visit Brunswick Pipeline’s website at www.emeranewbrunswick.com