Update on October 31, 2013 structural failure of the Green Pit Tailings pond at the Obed Mountain coal mine, which resulted in 670,000 cubic metres of mine wastewater and solids being discharged into Apetowun Creek and Plante Creek. Spilled minewater flowed from the creeks into the Athabasca River downstream of Hinton, Alberta.

Publication date: 
January 2016
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Contaminants and recycling
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Progress Reports
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