Unique B.C. trout population suffers 93 per cent crash downstream of Teck’s Elk Valley coal mines

Environment Canada was told that selenium pollution emanating from a string of coal mines in B.C.’s southeast corner could lead to reproductive failure and ‘a total population collapse’ of sensitive species like the westslope cutthroat trout Carol Linnitt  Apr 16, 2020 https://thenarwhal.ca/teck-resources-elk-valley-mines-bc-fish/ The adult population of genetically unique westslope cutthroat trout in a river in B.C.’s… Read more »

U.S. demands explanation from province over river pollution from B.C. mines

Contamination from Teck coal mines in waterways of Elk River watershed is a long-standing problem Bob Weber · The Canadian Press · Posted: May 11, 2020 7:47 AM PT | Last Updated: May 11 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/us-epa-pollution-rivers-teck-mines-bc-1.5564269?fbclid=IwAR3qEL17fo4IH87rF444jEycAETekLMXq3pS_NrPi5Z7__jgsabKEOXth1Y The U.S. government is increasingly concerned about pollution from British Columbian mines, following new research that shows contaminants in a river south of the… Read more »