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Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...transparent. Ten million cubic meters of toxic water and 4.5 million cubic meters of fine toxic tailings polluted the Fraser River watershed. For the first time ever, many of the First Nation Secwepemc people didn't fish for salmon.The best...
My Turn: Minister Bennett's words carry little weight for Alaskans

...illuminated a host of design flaws that ultimately sent 6.6 billion gallons of toxic sludge into a tributary of the Fraser River, one of Canada's most important salmon producers. The report said B.C. was using 100-year-old technology...
My Turn: Red Chris mine poses great risk

...the same company responsible for last year's Mount Polley mine tailings dam failure in B.C.'s salmon-rich Fraser River watershed, gained a final operating permit for a similarly designed, much larger copper-gold mine called Red Chris...
The story of William Moore and his gold fever 1858 he heard about gold being discovered on the Fraser River in British Columbia. He scooped up his family, jumped...he became rich several times over and was part of the Fraser River gold rush, Stikine River gold rush, Big Bend gold...
Celebrating clean water

...breach on August 4 of last year.(The dam breached in the Quesnel Lake watershed, which flows into the Fraser River. The Fraser River empties into the ocean near Vancouver. Imperial Metals, the company that owns Mount Polley, this year opened...
Mount Polley report: Two dams expected to fail every 10 years

...when the dam broke, the report said.The dam breach released billions of gallons of water and tailings into the Fraser River watershed, which is an important salmon river flowing past Vancouver.The dam failure at Mount Polley, and the problems...
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...neighboring governments, he said.The Aug. 4 tailings dam failure at the Mount Polley copper mine in British Columbia's Fraser River drainage has caused the public to make incorrect assumptions about the province's environmental requirements, Bennett...
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Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary Northwest (British Columbia)."The recent catastrophic failure of the Mount Polley Mine tailings dam near the Fraser River in British Columbia presents clear evidence that transboundary mining is worthy of the International Joint Commission...
Transboundary mine presentations to be held in Juneau, four other SE communities the Taku, Stikine and Unuk. These groups became further disturbed after an earthen dam burst at the Mount Polley Mine site in central British Columbia in August, releasing huge amounts of contaminated waste into the famed Fraser River.
Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...of fine toxic tailings into lakes and rivers in the Fraser River Watershed, according to figures from BC's Ministry of Energy and Mines.The Fraser River, which as of Thursday was not affected by water quality...


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