Coal miner Teck baffled by fish collapse downstream of BC mines
Water monitoring stations near the mines have reported selenium concentration levels 50 times what’s recommended for aquatic health.
Canada mine waste prompts calls for better water protection
Want long-term water quality monitoring and to adopt a strict water quality standard for selenium.
Proposed environmental assessment legislation needs integrity boost: scientists
Bill 51 contains a number of reforms and amendments that will change the way mines, dams and pipelines are reviewed and approved in BC.
US officials consider robots to combat mine spills
Wastewater containing toxic heavy metals has been spewing from hundreds of inactive mines nationwide for decades.
NB fracking moratorium stays until conditions met
Government wants a plan for regulations, waste-water disposal, consulting First Nations, a royalty structure and a social licence.
Canadian energy and mines ministers in Halifax
Groups call for action to prevent mine waste leaks similar to the Mount Polley in BC.
US factory output up in June, boosts industrial production 0.3 pct.
US manufacturers have struggled this year, with output up only 1.8% in the last 12 months.