MOUNT POLLEY MINE REPORT HIGHLIGHTS THREATS TO ALASKA SALMON, FISHING JOBS AND COMMUNITIES FROM B.C. MINES

MOUNT POLLEY MINE REPORT HIGHLIGHTS THREATS TO ALASKA SALMON, FISHING JOBS AND COMMUNITIES FROM B.C. MINES   Rather than calming Alaskans’ worries, new report is a rallying cry for U.S. State Department action to demand better salmon safeguards from B.C.   A diverse group of...
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Mount Polley Panel Report

Mount Polley Panel Report: https://www.mountpolleyreviewpanel.ca/news
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Government takes action on Independent Panel Recommendations

Government takes action on Independent Panel Recommendations VICTORIA – Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett has announced that government will act immediately on key recommendations of the independent panel that investigated the Mount Polley tailings storage facility...
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Mount Polley Review Panel Delivers Final Report

Media Release Friday, January 30, 2015 Victoria, B.C. – The Mount Polley Independent Expert Engineering Investigation and Review Panel (the Panel) today delivered a Final Report on its investigation into the cause of the failure of the tailings storage facility at the Mount...
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CP – Inadequate design blamed for Mount Polley tailings pond breach

VICTORIA — The construction of a mine tailings pond on top of a sloped glacial lake weakened the foundation and was akin to loading a gun and then pulling the trigger, a report on the disaster says. A government-ordered report released Friday said the spill that gushed 24 million...
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Globe and Mail – B.C. report on Mount Polley results will decide Morrison mine’s fate.

By Justine Hunter. One of the little-known casualties of the Mount Polley mining disaster was a proposed new mine hundreds of kilometres away, its fate left in limbo since the tailings pond dam collapsed. When the provincial government releases a report Friday on the cause of the...
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Timmins Press – Mining looks to First Nations for future manpower.

By Len Gilles. TIMMINS – Back in the day, spring was the time of year when many Northern prospectors would take some time off and get out of the bush before the snow melted and the creeks and rivers were opened up. Soon enough, they would be heading back in, with fresh...
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West Coast Native News – Tsilhqot’in National Government appears in court over Taseko Mines Ltd. defamation lawsuit

West Coast Native News  – Tsilhqot’in National Government appears in court over Taseko Mines Ltd. defamation lawsuit Chief Joe Alphonse, Tribal Chair of the Tsilhqot’in National Government, was cross-examined this morning in the defamation trial brought by...
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Williams Lake Tribune – First Nations women want visionary approach to mining.

Williams Lake Tribune – First Nations women want visionary approach to mining. By Monica Lamb-Yorski. As the Mineral Exploration Roundup 2015 got underway in Vancouver Monday, an organization of First Nation women in B.C. challenged the mining industry and provincial government...
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Globe and Mail – Kaska writing resource law to bring ‘certainty’ on First Nation consent.

 By Mark Hume. A First Nation that claims as its traditional territory an area the size of the United Kingdom is writing a new “resource law” to govern how and where industry operates in northern B.C., southeast Yukon and in the southwest corner of the Northwest Territories. The...
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CBC Early Edition – Mount Polley highlights need for investment in mining safety:

Mark Haddock. Professor of environmental law wants to see new money announced for mining invested in safety. Environmental law professor Mark Haddock wants to see the government make more investments in mining safety in light of last year’s tailings pond spill at the Mount...
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CBC– Mark Haddock on Mount Polley: Audio

Mark Haddock, a professor at the University of Victoria’s Environmental Law Centre, supervised a group of law students who submitted a report to the panel that investigated the Mount Polley tailings pond spill. Radio interview – audio...
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