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Mt. Polley Mine incident

Quesnel River at Likely, BC

Government and Cariboo Regional District (CRD) officials continue to work together to address the breach at the Mount Polley tailings pond, to test the local drinking water to determine if it is safe for locals to drink or bathe in, and to help ensure the safety and well-being of local residents. read more

Environment Friday, August 22, 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