Mount Polley mine: sediment near spill may harm fish – B.C. tailings dam breach sent millions of cubic metres of wastewater and silt spilling into lakes and rivers

“All the raw data from the tests has been shared with First Nations and Interior Health,” said Polak. “The results were tested at an independent lab in Vancouver and show that the sediment poses no human health risk. However, it may pose adverse effects on aquatic life and it exceeds B.C. guidelines for sediments and contaminated sites regulation standards for copper and iron.” Read more here 10:17

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