Mount Polley mine spill 78% larger than 1st estimates

 Mount Polley mine spill 78% larger than 1st estimates Imperial Metals now estimates the spill included 25 million cubic metres of water and waste

Mount Polley mine spill 78% larger than 1st estimates
Imperial Metals now estimates the spill included 25 million cubic metres of water and waste

One month after the tailings pond breached at the Mount Polley mine near Likely, B.C., the mine’s operator now says the amount of contaminated water and waste that spilled into the ecosystem was nearly twice as much as originally estimated.

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