Lawsuit filed in Washington state claims Teck toxins caused disease

Lawsuit claims Teck toxins caused disease By Dene Moore  The Canadian Press   VANCOUVER – A Washington state woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Teck Resources (TSX:TCK.B), claiming toxic pollutants from the company’s smelter in southeastern British Columbia are to blame for her breast cancer diagnosis and other health ailments. Barbara Anderson is a longtime... Continue Reading →

Disease cluster in town of Northport, Washington linked to pollutants released by smelter in British Columbia

By Kraft Palmer Davies, PLLC Harvard Medical School researchers have determined Northport, Washington, a tiny 296-resident border town, has 10 to 15 times the normal rates of the inflammatory bowel disease. The town is located downwind and downriver of a smelter in Trail, British Columbia run by Teck Resources, which for nearly a century funneled... Continue Reading →

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