Some tests near Imperial’s Canada mine spill show high copper

Reuters: A small number of water samples taken near the site of a major spill at Imperial Metals Corp's Mount Polley mine have shown copper levels high enough to pose a risk to fish, British Columbia officials said on Friday, but the copper did not exceed drinking water guidelines. The local public health authority believes drinking water intake pipes have not been exposed to unsafe levels of contamination, Medical Health Officer Sue Pollock said on a conference call with reporters. The copper and gold......

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