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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

BC funds start of Tulsequah Mine clean-up

Site preparation, other preliminary work to begin this summer North of 60 Mining News – August 14, 2020


Last updated 9/26/2020 at 3:15pm

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United States Geological Survey

Metal-laden waters draining from the past producing Tulsequah Chief Mine in northwestern British Columbia.

British Columbia has committed to invest up to C$1.575 million (US$1.2 million) for site preparation and studies to support early reclamation work at Tulsequah Chief, a historical mine site in western British Columbia that has been seeping acidic metal-laden water since the mine closed in 1957.

This legacy acid rock drainage – which was reaching the Tulsequah River, a tributary of the Taku Ri...

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