CBC – Mount Polley mine disaster: 3 years later concerns still remain. Auditor general says improvements have been made but better separation needed between government and industry

Three years after the Mount Polley mine disaster, there are still concerns over the adequacy of regulation and oversight in the mining industry. In 2014, the mine’s tailings dam broke sending 24 million cubic metres of mining waste into nearby lakes and rivers...
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CP – Bev Sellars files private charges over Mount Polley tailings spill

VANCOUVER — An Indigenous women has filed private charges in 2014 collapse of the tailings dam at the Mount Polley mine, days after British Columbia’s government announced that provincial charges would not be laid. Bev Sellers has filed court documents alleging that Mount...
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CBC – Future of Fraser River’s 2nd largest sockeye population unclear 3 years after mining disaster

Sockeye impacted by the tailings dam breach at Mount Polley returning to spawn next year By Ash Kelly When the dam at the Mount Polley mine collapsed in August of 2014, it spilled 24 million cubic metres of toxic waste into Quesnel Lake, destroying important spawning beds and...
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Metro News – Lack of charges in Mount Polley disaster ‘a crime’:

Metro News – Lack of charges in Mount Polley disaster ‘a crime’: NDP critic. NDP fisheries critic Fin Donnelly calls on the Canadian government to lay charges on the third anniversary of the Mount Polley mine disaster in B.C. The lack of charges three years after Briti...
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Vancouver Sun – NDP to probe lack of B.C. charges in Mount Polley dam failure.

 By Gordon Hoekstra.   The B.C. NDP government says it will determine why a deadline to lay provincial regulatory charges was missed in an investigation over Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley tailings dam failure. The three-year time limit to lay charges under B.C.’s Environmental...
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