The Canadian Press

2015-06-03 | Mine Tailings Report

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A First Nations mining organization says B-C mining companies should bankroll an emergency fund to cover costs in case of a disaster, in light of last summer's Mount Polley tailings dam collapse. B-C First Nations Energy and Mining Council spokesman Dave Porter says the fund should be at least 200 million dollars. (A report released by the council today says northern B-C's 35 mine tailings ponds threaten 33 First Nations and more than two-hundred other communities, including Prince George, Terrace and Smithers.)

Date: 2015-06-03
Placeline: VICTORIA, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Amy mining company that operates in British Columbia should be required to post funding contributions to the Superfund and the purpose of that's fine would be able to Resource and an emergency response >>