Northport residents demand EPA and/or Teck to install air monitoring based on Ecology’s current air monitoring study that found levels of arsenic and cadmium are still way above safety standards, and Residents continue to b diagnosed with debilitating diseases
As a follow up to Teck's current appeal please read the following; In October 2013, the day before the scheduled trial that would have provided evidence of Teck's century of pollution, Teck admitted to a host of (some) factual details of their century of polluting the Columbia River. This was a very calculated move on... Continue Reading →
"For the better part of 20 years now, Teck has continued to fight liability and associated obligations at all levels for the century’s worth of industrial wastes Trail historically discharged directly to the Columbia River or from smoke stacks at the smelter complex. The litigation and multiple appeals continue in federal court."
LSON NEWSREGIONAL NEWS ACTIVIST CALLING FOR TECK PETITION GLENN HICKS — MAY 4, 2016 An activist south of the border is calling on citizens to make sure Teck is held accountable for its historic air pollution. Jamie Paparich in Northport, Washington is calling on citizens to petition the appeal court panel after Teck argued... Continue Reading →
April 13, 2016 SPILL ALERT: Teck Smelter, Trail B.C. Due to a failure of a sump pump at Teck Smelter in B.C., leachate from an old landfill and arsenic storage area has been released into Stony Creek, which discharges into the Columbia River. The specific toxins and the amounts released is not yet known at... Continue Reading →
From Toxics Law Reporter By Steven M. Sellers April 6 — A Ninth Circuit panel appeared disinclined to find that the Superfund law includes contaminants that traveled by air from a Canadian smelter onto a contaminated U.S. site. The seemingly skeptical three-judge panel considered sharply contrasting oral arguments on how far the U.S. hazardous waste... Continue Reading →
Judge to weigh Teck pollution case Decision on Colvilles’ suit will be later this year Nicholas K. Geranios Associated Press October 11, 2012 A federal judge in Yakima will decide whether a Canadian mining company must pay to clean up pollution that for decades crossed the border into Lake Roosevelt in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Lonny Suko heard... Continue Reading →