Indigenous Canadians Are Blockading a Mine to Protest Pollution
A group of Tahltan First Nation elders have blocked access to the mine for the second time in two months over concerns that it will dump toxic sludge into a salmon habitat.
The Mount Polley Mine Disaster Has Produced a Mysterious, Waxy Blue Substance
Canadian authorities say there's nothing to fear about the mysterious sheen floating on Quesnel Lake, but local residents beg to differ.
The Mount Polley Tailings Pond Disaster Has Sparked a First Nation Blockade
After a man-made lake full of mining waste collapsed last week, BC Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett compared the disaster to an avalanche.