[Facts & Highlights Below] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19th, 2021 (Vancouver/Terrace) – Today, SkeenaWild and the BC Mining Law Reform network released new maps (here & here) pointing to over a hundred known and potentially contaminated mine waste sites that threaten to pollute waters, fish habitat and communities across the province. Concerns over mining have… Read more »
Polluters Should Pay: Apply the Campsite Rule to Mining Companies
Thank you to sign the petition now and share this video widely (on facebook or youtube) One of the things most British Columbians can agree on is that the polluter should actually pay. We recently conducted a poll that shows 90% of us want mining companies to clean up the environmental messes they make. Right… Read more »
New Poll Shows Strong Support to Reform Mining, Create New Protected Areas in B.C.
See also the answers provided to our network by each of the main political parties on mining reforms in B.C.: NDP | LIB | GREEN October 21, 2020 (Smithers/Vancouver) – Four out of five British Columbians (80%) would support the BC government creating more protected areas with Indigenous peoples to meet the target of protecting… Read more »