Category Archives : Mining & Energy


Digging Up a Legislative History: A Timeline of Mining Law & Contamination Events in BC

One day of research: 160 years of history This timeline was developed to show how colonial laws related to mining in BC have evolved – or stayed the same – across this time horizon. Law students from the University of >


Drinking water wins with mine rejection

Back in August, the ELC filed an application for a Drinking Water Hazard Prevention Order with the Regional Drinking Water Officer, in an attempt to stop the Ajax Mine in Kamloops.  The application included advice from a hydrogeologist that the >


Drinking Water Health Hazard Protection Order (2017 Aug 14)

Letter on behalf of the Kamloops Area Preservation Association to K. McNamara, Drinking Water Officer, Kamloops Public Health Unit for a Drinking Water Health Hazard Prevention Order regarding the proposed Ajax Mining project. Includes hydrogeologist report prepared by Dr. Gilles Wendling.