2 closed mines on islands in Babine Lake are dripping harmful levels of copper that might be harming the Skeena watershed’s most important sockeye salmon generating lake.
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And it’s not simply the Babine Lake Mines that present a danger.
SkeenaWild and BC Mining Law Reform Network have actually finished a mapping project of operating and closed significant coal and metal mines throughout the province.
It determined 173 mine websites and discovered 171 of them present a danger to B.C.’s waterways.