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B.C. mines inspector makes 19 recommendations over collapse of tailings pond

Mount Polley report recommends that mines employ designated mine-safety managers and staff to oversee tailings management.
U.S. President Barack Obama. Photo by Pete Souza, White House

Obama puts Harper to shame

The Clean Power Plan that U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled Monday puts Americans on track to greatly reducing carbon dioxide emissions — and puts Canada to shame.
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Quesnel Lake future still cloudy after Mount Polley mine disaster: report

A lake in British Columbia likely survived a major pollution disaster when a tailings pond at the Mount Polley mine collapsed last summer, but it needs constant monitoring to track any long-term...

Ground zero of the Imperial Metals Mount Polley disaster: it ain't pretty (PHOTOS)

It’s Monday, August 11th, and both my gumboots are dangerously sinking into the muck I’m trying to cross. I took far too bold a step towards a sturdy log ahead as I’m trying to cross a sludge river...

Ottawa grants controversial New Prosperity mine another chance

First Nations groups furious that Fish Lake copper-gold project is back on the table.