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Copper enriched sediment downstream following catastrophic failure of Mine Tailings Storage Facility

Annual peak copper concentrations are above National Sediment Quality Guidelines due to resuspension of unconsolidated tailings by the Lake process!

UBC, UNBC, QRRC (Quesnel River Research Centre) and Institute of Ocean sciences has just published very important research click here that shows the tailings from the worst mining disaster in Canadian history are affecting the aquatic life in Quesnel Lake.


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