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Canadian Lakes Destroyed If Used As Waste Dumps

Published by MAC on 2007-06-29

Canadian Lakes Destroyed if Used as Waste Dumps

29th June 2007

MAC editorial member, MiningWatch Canada, has warned that some twenty Canadian lakes will be destroyed if they are now wilfully redefined as "waste dumps."

One of the most vociferous - and united - attacks on the lake-dumping proposal centres on Northgate Mineral's Kemess North mine.


The Takla First Nation, supported by others, last week re-affirmed its strenuous opposition to the proposal.

Meanwhile, an apparent investigation for uranium in a crucial watershed by the world's third biggest mining company looks like being knocked on its head
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