First Nation outraged by permit allowing Mount Polley tailing release

Warrior Publications

tailings-breach-nuclear-20150130 Contents from a tailings pond is pictured going down the Hazeltine Creek into Quesnel Lake near the town of Likely, B.C. on August, 5, 2014. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)

Mine responsible for 2014 environmental disaster granted permit to release effluent into Quesnel Lake

CBC News, Dec 2, 2015

Members of a B.C. First Nation are speaking out against the province for allowing the Mount Polley mine to drain effluent from a tailings pit into Quesnel Lake.

Secwepemc Nation spokesperson Kanahus Manuel is outraged by the province’s decision, and worried for the people who use Quesnel Lake.

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