Saturday, August 5, 2017

Future of Fraser River’s 2nd largest sockeye population unclear 3 years after mining disaster

Tailings pond breach, Mount Polley mine

When the dam at the Mount Polley mine collapsed in August of 2014, it spilled 24 million cubic metres of toxic waste into Quesnel Lake, destroying important spawning beds and forcing an estimated 1.5 million spawning sockeye to swim through polluted waterways.

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