No provincial charges in Mount Polley dam disaster

Fri, Aug 4: The three-year deadline has passed for provincial charges to be laid in connection with the 2014 Mount Polley tailings pond collapse but as Ted Chernecki reports, there could still be federal charges in one of the worst disasters in B.C. history. Watch video 

Mount Polley tailings pit within 6.5 metres of capacity

Months after the Mount Polley Mine reopened following the catastrophic tailings pond breach in 2014, there are concerns that a new tailings pond is already reaching its capacity. “I cannot state more emphatically that, unless the (discharge) permit is issued immediately, Mount Polley mine will experience another breach,” wrote Williams Lake Mayor Walter Cobb in… Continue reading 

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