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Mount Polley Mine Disaster’s First Anniversary No Reason to Celebrate

July 31, 2015 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Imperial MetalsBritish ColumbiaEnvironmentImpact on Communities.

By Ana Simeon and Ugo Lapointe On August 4 last year, Quesnel Lake residents and communities along the Fraser River were eagerly anticipating one of the largest sockeye returns in recent history. What they got instead was a nightmare: over 24 billion litres of mine waste burst through Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley dam into their • Read More »