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Cleanup plan announced for abandoned Vancouver Island copper mine

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A cleanup plan has been announced for an abandoned open-pit copper mine on the east side of Vancouver Island. via Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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#1 Apr 15, 2008
Province to cap copper mine leaking toxic chemical into Tsolum River

15 min ago | The Globe and Mail

... capping the mine is the best hope for saving the once-productive salmon river, located in the Comox Valley near Courtenay. "I'm very optimistic that we can see a very strong recovery for the Tsolum," Mr. Penner said. "It has been devastated in the ...

Related Topix: British Columbia, Canada, Comox, Canada, World News, Comox (Courtenay, BC), Canada

Cleanup plan announced for abandoned Vancouver Island copper mine

11 hrs ago | KPAX

... cost about $4.5 million (Canadian), while the benefits are estimated at $2.7 million a year for the economy around Courtenay. The cleanup involves placing a thick material similar to roofing over the entire Mount Washington mine site. The mine was ...

Related Topix: Vancouver, BC, Canada

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