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B.C. First Nations should require full clean-up costs up-front for mines: new study – The Narwhal

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2019107 Views

While other jurisdictions like Quebec and Alaska require mines to post full remediation costs as a condition of approval, B.C. rules allow environmental liabilities from mining projects — which are often on Indigenous lands — to fall to the taxpayer

The First Nations Energy and Mining Council has added its voice to increasingly insistent calls for B.C. to toughen up mining rules and make polluters pay.

A newly released study, conducted for the council, recommends the province change rules to ensure mining companies post sufficient funds up-front to pay for cleanup and remediation of mining sites and the report recommends that, if the government will not act, First Nations should do it for them.

Read More: https://thenarwhal.ca/b-c-first-nations-should-require-full-clean-up-costs-up-front-for-mines-new-study/

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