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
AMEC00021 RE: History of Tailings Line Leaks for Mount Polley Project (23.42 KB) Letter Aug 31, 2005
KP00017 Upstream Toe Drain Seepage Estimations (567.02 KB) Letter Jun 02, 2007
MP00099 Application for License to Discharge Tailings (27.45 KB) Letter Jun 03, 1997
KP00028 From Ron Martel to Les Galbraith -Site Water Mgmt (98.92 KB) Letter Mar 03, 2011
MP00140 Advising of digital and hard copy of an application to amended Mines Act Permit M-200 (29.94 KB) Letter Jul 11, 2005
AMEC00032 Mount Polley Update (6.87 MB) Letter Dec 09, 2005
MPMC00103 Mount Polley Water Balance (3.55 MB) Letter Jul 30, 2004
KP00007 Wight Pit Dewatering (92.74 KB) Letter Feb 10, 2006
MP00057 Mt. Polley Tailings Storage Facility Sediment Pond (5.16 MB) Letter Sep 14, 1995
MP00195 Document has been removed Letter Jun 06, 2014
MP00130 Acknowledging receiving report Tailings Storage Facility, Report on 2002 Annual Inspection (37.57 KB) Letter Jun 26, 2003
AMEC00022 RE: History of Tailings Line Leaks for Mount Polley Project (2) (23.4 KB) Letter Aug 31, 2005
AMEC00211 Mount Polley Mine Assessment of Groundwater Monitoring Post TSF Expansion (75.79 KB) Letter Apr 08, 2014
MP10035 Mt. Polley Mine Tailings Facility Optimization Potential - Follow Up from Dam Safety Review (713.06 KB) Letter Feb 23, 2007
AMEC00033 TSF Report on Stage 4 Construction (294.72 KB) Letter Dec 08, 2005
AMEC00102 Sediment/Polishing Retention Pond Downstream of the Perimeter Embankment (3.78 MB) Letter May 11, 2009
MP00120 Mount Polley Stage 3 Dam Design Review (109.68 KB) Letter Jun 22, 2000
MP00058 Mt. Polley Tailings Impoundment Site Inspection -Observations and Recommendations (8.91 MB) Letter Sep 25, 1995
MP00196 Document has been removed Letter Jun 13, 2014
MP00069 Mt. Polley Tailings Dam (78.77 KB) Letter Jul 30, 1996
MP00131 Mount Polley Mine - Application for Amendment to M-200 Mine Plan and Reclamation Program (36.24 KB) Letter Aug 03, 2004
AMEC00023 RE: History of Tailings Line Leaks for Mount Polley Project (3) (145.15 KB) Letter Aug 31, 2005
MP00110 Letter covering submission of 3 reports, Dec. 13, 16 and 23, 1999 (127.21 KB) Letter Feb 04, 2000
MP00218 Geotechnical Inspection Report - Mt. Polley Mine April 25, 2001 (251.54 KB) Letter May 21, 2001
AMEC00156 2012 Stage 8A (965.0 m) TSF Stability Analysis and Construction Drawings (22.77 KB) Letter Sep 01, 2012