Monday, 1 April 2019

When mines poison waterways in British Columbia, Canada, taxpayers swallow the costs


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The Mount Polley mine - Jul. 2014 - about a week before the infamous
breach of its earthen containment dam.
After the breach, massive amounts of wastewater surged into
nearby creeks & lakes. Photos by NASA.


Outdated laws, weak enforcement leave the public on the hook for cleanup. Story here.

1 comment:

PinP said...

This was the biggest mining disaster in Canadian history. If there were a law against ecocide (the murder of Mother Earth), many of our politicians and captains of industry, would be in the slammer.

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