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Police execute search warrants at Mount Polley mine (The Globe and Mail)

Police executed search warrants at the Mount Polley mine on Tuesday on behalf of the B.C. Conservation Officer Service, one of the agencies still investigating the tailings dam disaster.

At the same time that Imperial Metals, the owner of the mine, was marking the start of operations at its new Red Chris mine in northern B.C....

... Operations at the Red Chris mine began Tuesday without the usual ribbon-cutting that a new mine typically attracts. Against the backdrop of the Mount Polley tailings dam disaster, Imperial Mines is moving tentatively to bring online the new project – one that is critical to helping the company pay its substantial environmental cleanup costs.

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