Background Information

The Panel considers the supporting information and substantiating documentation to be an integral part of its report that is necessary for a proper understanding of its findings.

There are multiple parties involved in various investigations of Mount Polley Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) failure. The Panel must ensure that the conduct of the inquiry does not in any way impede or conflict with any other ongoing investigation or proceeding related to this matter. Specifically, the Panel’s review must not in any way impede investigations conducted by Mines Inspectors, Conservations Officers or other regulatory agencies and any related proceedings. Further, all disclosures of the Panel must be compliant with the privacy protection provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

The B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines and Ministry of Environment, Conservation Officer Services, have directed the Panel to withhold some of the documents, and redact portions of other documents, so that the Panel’s inquiry does not compromise any other investigations and to ensure it is in compliance with the privacy protection provisions of FIPPA (see Appendix A). The redaction of personal information was completed by Shared Services BC. As a result, these documents, which may have been cited in this report, are not available at this time. See Appendix B for more information on the provision of Supporting Information.

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Document ID Title Typesort descending Published
MP00057 Mt. Polley Tailings Storage Facility Sediment Pond (5.16 MB) Letter Sep 14, 1995
KP00026 Initial Effluent Plume Delineation Study for Hazeltine Creek (1.77 MB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
AMEC00102 Sediment/Polishing Retention Pond Downstream of the Perimeter Embankment (3.78 MB) Letter May 11, 2009
MP00130 Acknowledging receiving report Tailings Storage Facility, Report on 2002 Annual Inspection (37.57 KB) Letter Jun 26, 2003
AMEC00023 RE: History of Tailings Line Leaks for Mount Polley Project (3) (145.15 KB) Letter Aug 31, 2005
MP00058 Mt. Polley Tailings Impoundment Site Inspection -Observations and Recommendations (8.91 MB) Letter Sep 25, 1995
AMEC00156 2012 Stage 8A (965.0 m) TSF Stability Analysis and Construction Drawings (22.77 KB) Letter Sep 01, 2012
MP00120 Mount Polley Stage 3 Dam Design Review (109.68 KB) Letter Jun 22, 2000
MP00139 Mount Polley Mine Tailings Storage Facility - Design of the Tailings Storage Facility to Ultimate Evaluation (256.69 KB) Letter And Diagram Apr 14, 2005
MP00100 South East Sediment Pond (52.66 KB) Letter And Diagram Jul 21, 1997
MP00114 Mt. Polley Tailings Storage Facility - Interim Approval to Construction Stage 2C to Elev. 941 m. (300.06 KB) Letter And Diagrams Dec 22, 1999
MP00118 Mt. Polley Tailings Storage Facility - Application to Construct to Elevation 944 Metres Amendment to Permit M-200 (1.29 MB) Letter And Diagrams May 25, 2000
KP00032 2010 Engineering Support for Mount Polley Mine (437.56 KB) Letter Of Transmittal Mar 25, 2011
KP00036 2010 Engineering Support for Mount Polley Mine (431.68 KB) Letter Of Transmittal Mar 25, 2011
MP10022 Document has been removed Logs Aug 03, 2014
MPMC00054 KP Drill Logs (8.29 MB) Logs Jan 01, 1989
MP10019 Daily Contractor Plans and Contact Information (899.37 KB) Logs Jul 01, 2014
MP10020 Daily TSF Inspector Reports (14.29 MB) Logs Jul 21, 2014
MP10000 Document has been removed Logs Apr 16, 2013
MP10030 Logs for Tailings Checklist May to August 2014 (4.27 MB) Logs Apr 25, 2014
MP10001 Document has been removed Logs Jan 01, 2014
MP10031 Document has been removed Logs Aug 03, 2014
MP10021 Daily TSF Mine Operations Logs and Contact Information (686.61 KB) Logs Jul 21, 2014
MP00052 Permit Conditions Response, Mount Polley Mine (533.76 KB) Miscellaneous Jan 25, 2011
MP00215 Select Mines Act permits for TSF geotechnical design, construction, operation. (4.88 MB) Permits Aug 09, 2013

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