Tag Archives: Mount Polley

Grrr. Wildlife falls prey to our insatiable need for natural resources

This piece by Cara MacKenna at Rabble.ca discusses how Canada’s weak environmental laws prevent wildlife response teams from doing their job in the wake of disasters such as the Mount Polley spill. (Photo credit: The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) Despite suspected ongoing … Continue reading

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Imperial Metals’ Political Gifts to BC Liberals Total $234,000 (The Tyee)

(Photo credit: Vancouver Sun) By David P. Ball As authorities scramble to clean up one of Canada’s worst industrial disasters following the Mount Polley mine breach, cuts to mine and dam inspections since 2001 combined with Imperial Metals Corporation’s at … Continue reading

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First Nation announces blockade at new Imperial Metals mine (The Tyee)

By Kristian Secher A group of Tahltan Nation elders have blocked entry to Imperial Metals’ Red Chris mine near Iskut in northern British Columbia in response to a serious mining waste spill at the company’s Mount Polley mine. Red Chris … Continue reading

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