Plan To Clean up Yellowknife Arsenic Stockpile Goes Before Regulators

"The glitter from all that gold is long gone, but the vast legacy of poison it left behind is forever.

Regulators are finally considering a proposal to clean up Yellowknife's Giant Mine, long one of Canada's worst contaminated sites and Environment Canada's single largest remediation project.

But that plan, despite its half-billion-dollar budget, will only freeze the mine's mind-boggling toxic stockpile in place, not remove it."

The Canadian Press had the story December 5, 2010.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010