Environmental groups warn Alberta about Elk valley coal mine contamination
It’s an issue that’s triggering widespread outrage and opposition. Without consultation, the Alberta government cancelled a decades old policy that protected areas from coal exploration. In the first of a three-part series uncovering the impact of this decision, Jill Croteau reports on what open-pit coal mines have done to parts of B.C. and why some people there are convinced Alberta shouldn’t go down this path.