Watershed Moments: Thoughts from the Hydrosphere
The relevance of healthy and functioning hydroecological systems to our well-being and future. Provide context and share analysis of environmental science news, events, books, and articles on water and related ecological issues.
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This past week I blogged about the Mount Polley mine disaster, an event that I think we won’t hear the end of anytime soon as clean up (hopefully) gets underway. At the same time that I posted that blog, I also had a couple of guest posts go up. The first was at the Canadian…
At two am on the morning of 4 August, 2014, a tailings pond at Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley gold and copper mine broke through an earthen dam, sending 10 million cubic metres of tailings water and 4.5 cubic meters of tailings sediment pouring into Polley Lake and from there through Hazeltine Creek into Quesnel Lake.…
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