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
MP00065 Mt. Polley Tailings Dam (33 KB) Letter Jul 23, 1996
MP00127 Mt. Polley Mine Tailings Storage Facility, Report on Stage 3 Construction Permit M-200 (125.2 KB) Letter Oct 25, 2001
MPMC00003 Mt. Polley Project 1995 Tailings Storage Facility Construction Alternatives (113.82 KB) Letter May 30, 1995
KP00023 Upstream Toe Drain Seepage Estimations (581.13 KB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
MP00200 Document has been removed Letter Jun 27, 2014
AMEC00031 RE TSF -Stage 5 Upstream Stability Analysis Signed Version (142.43 KB) Letter Oct 25, 2005
MP00117 Mt. Polley Mining Corp Tailings Storage Facility Cyclone Sand Review (242.95 KB) Letter Feb 16, 2000
MP00087 Mt. Polley Tailings Dam Winter Construction Standards (39.75 KB) Letter Nov 04, 1996
MP00055 Mt. Polley Project (834.25 KB) Letter Jul 14, 1995
MP00128 Annual Dam Safety Inspection Report and Operations Manual (75.14 KB) Letter Apr 22, 2002
KP00024 Hydrology Review for Hazeltine Creek, Station W7 (412.74 KB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
MP00107 Tailings Storage Facility Annual Report 1997 (61.72 KB) Letter Apr 23, 1999
AMEC00021 RE: History of Tailings Line Leaks for Mount Polley Project (23.42 KB) Letter Aug 31, 2005
AMEC00032 Mount Polley Update (6.87 MB) Letter Dec 09, 2005
MP00056 Mt. Polley Tailings Dam (70.38 KB) Letter Sep 05, 1995
KP00025 Chemical Analysis of Effluent (435.61 KB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
AMEC00341 RE. Information Request (258.36 KB) Letter Dec 22, 2014
MP00129 Annual Dam Safety Inspection Report and Operations Manual (45.4 KB) Letter May 07, 2002
MP00099 Application for License to Discharge Tailings (27.45 KB) Letter Jun 03, 1997
MP00202 Document has been removed Letter Jul 04, 2014
AMEC00022 RE: History of Tailings Line Leaks for Mount Polley Project (2) (23.4 KB) Letter Aug 31, 2005
MP00140 Advising of digital and hard copy of an application to amended Mines Act Permit M-200 (29.94 KB) Letter Jul 11, 2005
AMEC00033 TSF Report on Stage 4 Construction (294.72 KB) Letter Dec 08, 2005
MPMC00027 Mt. Polley Mine Tailings Facility Optimization Potential - Follow Up from Dam Safety Review (722.37 KB) Letter Feb 23, 2007
AMEC00211 Mount Polley Mine Assessment of Groundwater Monitoring Post TSF Expansion (75.79 KB) Letter Apr 08, 2014

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