Columbia River Pollution

Smelter Decision's Ripple Effect

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

TRAIL, B.C. - On a beach in northeast Washington state near the Canadian border, Patti Bailey grabs a handful of what looks like sand and rolls the da...

River Treated As 'Free Disposal' System By B.C. Smelter

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

TRAIL, B.C. - Teck Resources treated the Columbia River as a free waste disposal system for decades, said a Washington state judge who has ruled the C...

U.S. Law Does Not Apply To Polluting Smelter: Teck

CBC | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Mining giant Teck Resources Ltd. will be back in a U.S. court Wednesday to argue that U.S. environmental law does not apply to the company's zinc smel...

Canadian Mining Firm Admits Polluting U.S. River For 100 Years

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - There used to be a beach in Washington state called Black Sand Beach.Only it wasn't sand that lined the banks of the Columbia River. It wa...