They said MT. POLLEY MINE was safe! To see our story about spill click here . . . Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley mine spill threatens the destruction of an entire British Columbia sockeye salmon run. Millions of fish – lost forever? Job losses high Among Native Peoples, guides, lodges and support businesses.
Now, the marauders turn to bankruptcy to cover their asses. The mine tailings pond earthen wall failed, releasing 2.7 billion gallons of water and 4.5 million cubic meters of metals-laden fine sand into Hazeltine Creek, Polley Lake and Quesnel Lake. (CBC)
Watch new video by the Natural Resources Defense Council about Pebble Mine and EPA’s chance to stand tall.