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
MP00112 Trial Downstream Cycloned Sand Berm (887.59 KB) Fax Cover Letter, Letter, Diagrams Sep 02, 1999
MP00113 Waste Management Act Permitting Requirements for Tailings Cycloning Operation (358.33 KB) One Main Letter And 3 Other Letters Nov 23, 1999
MP00116 Meeting Minutes - January 26 Meeting (408.59 KB) Fax Feb 13, 2000
MP00119 Mount Polley Stage 3 TSF (219.93 KB) Fax - Letter Jun 02, 2000
MP00122 Mt. Polley Tailings Storage Facility - Application to Construct to Elevation 945 Metres - Amendment to Permit M-200 (2.56 MB) Cover Letter And Diagrams Apr 30, 2001
MP00151 Mount Polley TSF Stage 6 Permit (55.77 KB) Emails Jan 08, 2008
MP00203 Document has been removed Emails Jul 10, 2014
MP00134 Mount Polley - application for permit amendment (85.1 KB) Emails Oct 13, 2004
MP00199 Document has been removed Emails Jun 06, 2014
MP00201 Document has been removed Emails Jun 27, 2014
MP00141 Enclosure of results of Health and Safety Audit, Sept. 27 and 28, 2005 (406.48 KB) Letter And Audit Information Oct 12, 2005
MP00144 PolleyResponseNewFormatSection6&10.xls (325.16 KB) Email And Spreadsheets Mar 01, 2006
MP00165 Wood Debris Along Upstream Face of Tailings Embankment (171.12 KB) Letter, Diagram Aug 07, 1998
MP00178 Mount Polley Geotechnical Inspection - July 31, 2007 Response (56.76 KB) Insepction Report Oct 02, 2007
MP00180 Your review of the 2007 Annual Inspection by KP - Response (122 KB) Letter And Attachments Jul 05, 2008
MP00192 Document has been removed Letter With Attached Amec's Report Jun 02, 2014
MP00210 Satellite image pre tailings dam breach on July 29 2014 (14.91 MB) Image Jul 29, 2014
MP00211 Satellite image post-tailings dam breach on August 5 2014 (14.22 MB) Image Aug 05, 2014
MP10002 Document has been removed Photos May 12, 2013
MPMC00046 Magnetite Plant Information Data Transfer Summary (180.12 KB) Uncategorized Oct 03, 2014
MPMC00047 Magnetite Plant Expert Panel Information Request, Response and Attachments (3.83 MB) Uncategorized Oct 03, 2014
MPMC00048 Document has been removed Uncategorized Oct 22, 2014

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