Teck admits polluting Columbia River in U.S. But company doesn't concede dumped waste caused harm By Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun; With files from Canadian PressSeptember 11, 2012 Teck Resources has admitted that mining waste and effluent from its Trail smelter polluted the Columbia River across the U.S.-Canada border in Washington State... Continue Reading →
1992 Northport WA Article on town’s “death list” & link to Teck Smelter
Spokane Chronicle - May 27, 1992 "Canadian Companies Suspected in Illness" Read this archived article at: http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=kxd3qP2_5uAC&dat=19920527&printsec=frontpage&hl=en (pages 7 & 8 or B1 & B2) The last paragraph in the story is a quote from my Grandma, regarding all the illnesses found in Northport residents, specifically the children; "It's too late for my children because... Continue Reading →
A NEW NAME FOR BLACK SAND BEACH?
A New Name for a New Beach? Recently Teck America, along with the Department of Ecology, removed 9,100 tons of slag from Black Sand Beach. Slag is a by-product of the smelting process. It is a black, glass like material, which resembles sand and contains heavy metal toxins. When the slag, that the beaches name was derived from, was hauled off, the visual... Continue Reading →