ICTMN Staff
8/11/16
Almost two years to the day since Imperial Metals’ Polley Mine spewed four billion gallons of wastewater and toxic sludge into the pristine forests of northeastern British Columbia...
ICTMN Staff
8/7/15
Southern Ute tribal officials were warning members on Friday to steer clear of the Animas River after a million gallons of acidic mining waste escaped, tumbled into Cement Creek an...
ICTMN Staff
2/3/15
First Nations reacted with firm resolve to a report that found design flaws had led to a tailings pond breach at Mount Polley mine last August that sent four billion gallons of min...
Theresa Braine
12/30/14
Among other landmarks in a significant year for Indigenous Peoples in Canada, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a First Nation’s title to its land and the Assembly of First Natio...
ICTMN Staff
12/5/14
Alaska Natives, environmentalists and fishery owners, spooked by recent mining accidents and proposals in neighboring British Columbia, have asked the province to tighten regulatio...
ICTMN Staff
8/7/14
First Nations, environmentalists and just about everyone else are aghast at the severity of the toxic spill from a tailings pond...
Andrew Nikiforuk, The Tyee
3/7/14
A new study has found that certain types of chemical pollutants emitted by Canada's oil sands tailing ponds have gone underreported for years...
Carol Berry
9/29/12
Two piles of mingled industrial tailings—known locally as “chat”—have triggered a conflict in northeastern Oklahoma between Quapaw Tribe descendants who are the chat’s partial owne...