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Thursday Aug 14 | The Daily Townsman

In 1948, the Kimberley tailing dam was breached

The most active item in the provincial news cycle these days is the breach of the tailings pond at the the Mount Polley gold and copper mine, near Likely, B.C. On August 4, 2014, a section of the gravel and earth dam collapsed, and millions of cubic metres of water and finely ground up rock containing potentially toxic metals spewed into Hazeltine ... (more)

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