Vancouver Sun – No charges will be laid over Mount Polley dam failure under B.C. law.

By Gordon Hoekstra. There will be no regulatory charges laid under B.C.’s environmental laws for the Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley tailings-dam failure in 2014. One of the largest mining-dam failures in the world in the past 50 years, it had shaken the industry and caused...
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DeSmog – The Fight Over Taseko Mine Permits Issued During Forest Fire Evacuation Just Levelled Up

By Judith Lavoie. Representatives from the Tsilhqot’in National Government were in the B.C. Supreme Court this week asking for an immediate injunction to stop Taseko’s exploratory drilling for the controversial open-pit New Prosperity Mine from beginning August 7. To the dismay...
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