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20 February 2019

Tailing dam facilities one of most common & high-stake risks to communities & environment

Author: Responsible Mining Foundation

[Tailing dams ramin] inadequately addressed by many mining companies... and present some of the most common and most high-stakes risks to workers, communities and environments in the vicinity of mine sites......

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28 March 2017

Canada: 25,000 petition govt. to enforce laws on water & fisheries against Imperial Metals & others responsible for 2014 Mount Polley mining spill

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26 February 2015

Canada: First Nations vow to enforce indigenous law after Mount Polley mine wastewater pond collapse

Author: Jan Lee, Triple Pundit (USA)

"Mount Polley Mine: ‘Indigenous Law’ Will Now Be Enforced", 23 Feb 2015...

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15 August 2014
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Author: Movimiento Mesoamericano contra el Modelo Extractivo Minero (M4)

“Ante el peor desastre minero de Canadá el M4 comunica” – 14 de agosto de 2014...

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7 August 2014

Canada: Mining association says investigation findings re toxic spill from Imperial Metals mine could lead to changes for entire industry

Author: Sunny Dhillon, Globe and Mail (Canada)

"Mount Polley spill could affect whole mining industry", 8 Aug 2014...

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7 August 2014
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27 January 2010
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Author: AIDA

...la Corte Suprema de Canadá determinó que los grandes proyectos mineros están obligados a tener una evaluación de impacto ambiental comprehensiva, sin fragmentar el proyecto, y que garantice la participación pública...las autoridades canadienses, al...

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22 January 2010

Canada: Court allows Imperial Metals mining project to proceed but criticizes govt. approval of environmental assessment – NGO concerned about impacts on aboriginals

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22 January 2010

Top court says B.C. mine assessment inadequate but project will proceed anyway [Canada]

Author: Kristine Owram, Canadian Press

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Imperial Metals Corp. can proceed with a major mining project in northwestern British Columbia, but Ottawa needs to do more to ensure its environmental assessment laws are followed…Justice Marshall Rothstein...

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1 September 2009

AIDA demands full environmental review of proposed Canadian mine

Author: Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA)

On August 28th, AIDA joined...environmental groups in submitting an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of Canada in a mining case...involv[ing] a proposed open-pit gold and copper mine, known as the Red Chris mine [Red Chris Development Company, part of...

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