New Map Shows Dozens of Mine Pollution Threats in BC

[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 »

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 • CBC The U.S. government is increasingly concerned about pollution from British Columbian mines, following new research that shows contaminants in a river south of… Read more »