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Mt. Polley Mine incident

Quesnel River at Likely, BC

Results from fish tissue collected from Quesnel Lake on Aug. 9 and 10, 2014, are consistent with provincial background data collected from 54 uncontaminated lakes across the province, indicating no health concern. read more

Environment Wednesday, September 24, 2014 10:00 AM

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Independent expert engineering review launched following Mount Polley dam breach

Mt. Polley Mine incident update

The Government of British Columbia, with the support of the Soda Creek Indian Band (Xats’ull First Nation) and Williams Lake Indian Band, has ordered an independent engineering investigation and inquiry into the Mount Polley tailings pond breach, and independent third-party reviews of all 2014 Dam Safety Inspections for every tailings pond at a permitted mine in the province. read more

Economy Environment Government Operations Monday, August 18, 2014 10:15 AM