Indigenous advocate Bev Sellars announced that she filed private charges against Mount Polley Mining Corporation (Imperial Metals) at the Provincial Court of British Columbia in Vancouver.
Mount Polley Mine
The 2014 Mount Polley Mine disaster had a huge ecological impact. The Crown announced that it is moving to stay Mining Watch’s charges against the B.C. government and Mount Polley. Take action.
Major concerns are being raised about the waterways threatened in British Columbia by mining.
"Talks aren't enough. Mines Ministers from all provinces and territories need to take concrete steps in order to prevent future mine waste disasters in this country."
The B.C. government's decision to reopen Mount Polley mine is premature. Imperial Metals is still under two investigations for its failure to prevent the biggest mining spill in Canadian history.
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April 29 was a national day of action to stop the reopening of the Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia.
Marilyn Baptiste of the Xeni Gwet'in First Nation in British Columbia has won the prestigious $175,000 Goldman Prize for her five-year effort to prevent construction of the Prosperity mine.
The failure of the Mt. Polley tailings dam design calls into question the government's industrial design review process.
Who was responsible for the Mount Polley mining disaster? Oh right, Imperial Metals. Those responsible for the future mining disaster at Red Chris Mine.
Imperial Metals, the mining company responsible for the ongoing Mount Polley Mine disaster, will be seeking the final permit to open its controversial Red Chris Mine in the Sacred Headwaters of B.C.