‘What we are trying to do is remove any possible pollutants,’ says Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers coordinator
Calgary-based mining company Margaux Resources has announced a plan to clean up old tailings sites by using new mining technologies to extract the remaining minerals.
Tailings have long been known to cause environmental damage including loss of animal habitats and contamination of soil, groundwater and waterways.
Margaux has partnered with the Salmo Watershed Sreamkeepers Society — a non-profit engaged in protecting and maintaining the Salmo River in southeastern B.C.— for the remediation project. Continue Reading →