CBC | Contamination from Teck coal mines in waterways of Elk River watershed is a long-standing problem
From Bad to Worse on Mining: Groups Urge B.C. Government to Reform Outdated Laws
As Taseko Mines once again attempts to force its way with an injunction to start drilling in Tŝilhqot’in ancestral territory at Fish Lake (Teztan Biny) without the consent of the Nation, a broad network of citizens, experts, and environmental organizations are calling for urgent reform of BC’s outdated mining laws.
Time to Clean Up Mining in B.C.: Citizens, Indigenous Groups Demand Financial, Legal Reforms
At a news conference in Victoria, a new network of mining-affected communities, experts, and organizations released the first-ever images of a pipeline discharging contaminated mine wastewater. They also launched a roadmap to clean up mining in B.C. that focuses in three areas: water pollution, the polluter-pays principle, and the need to respect local community decisions.
Unique B.C. trout population suffers 93 per cent crash downstream of Teck’s Elk Valley coal mines
The Narwhal | 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