Two years ago, a couple of pristine lakes in Newfoundland became toxic waste sites as a result of mining regulations. Both lakes contained brook trout and Atlantic and land-locked salmon.
Sixteen healthy lakes are similarly threatened with becoming tailing ponds for new mines. At the heart of this situation is a regulatory concept called Schedule 2. It exempts healthy lakes from strict standards governing pollution from mining waste in water bodies. >> get more info
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