B.C. Greens welcome government announcement of an independent investigation of Mt. Polley and tailings ponds.

The B.C. Green Party welcomes the B.C. Government’s announcement of a three-person panel charged with undertaking an independent investigation of the Mount Polley mine tailings pond dam failure that occurred two weeks ago today. The panel will investigate all aspects of the dam’s failure and will report back to government with recommendations by January 31, 2015. The investigation will be paid for by Imperial Metals.

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Adam Olsen on Trans Mountain's Kinder Morgan pipeline | CFAX 1070AM

Interview with Adam Olsen on Trans Mountain's request to keep its Emergency Management Program (EMP) for their proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline confidential. Starts at 8:28.

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B.C. Green Party welcomes B.C. government stand for the public interest

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Aug. 12, 2014

VICTORIA, B.C. – The B.C. Green Party welcomes the Province of British Columbia’s response condemning Kinder Morgan’s request to the National Energy Board (NEB) to file their Emergency Management Program (EMP) for the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion confidentially.

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Adam Olsen on the Mt. Polley mine disaster | AM1150 Kelowna

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All tailings ponds need immediate inspection: B.C. Green Party

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Aug. 7, 2014

VICTORIA, B.C. – In light of the tragic industrial disaster at Mount Polley Mine south of Quesnel, the B.C. Green Party is calling on the provincial government to require every mine in the province to undertake an independent engineering report of their tailings storage facilities.

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