Trail Smelter


Does This Smelter Cause Cancer?

VANCOUVER - A Washington state woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Teck Resources, claiming toxic pollutants from the company's smelter in southeastern British Columbia are to blame for her...

B.C. Smelter May Trigger U.S. Lawsuit

Residents of a small town in northern Washington state may turn to courts to force a B.C. mining company to address what they say is a high prevalence of certain diseases in their community. Northpor...

Smelter Decision's Ripple Effect

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 dark grains through her hands.It's slag, the grainy...