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
MP00094 Mount Polley Tailings Dam Permission to Impound Water (36.57 KB) Letter Mar 14, 1997
MP00062 Mt. Polley Tailings Impoundment 1996 Construction (1.16 MB) Letter Apr 04, 1996
MP00130 Acknowledging receiving report Tailings Storage Facility, Report on 2002 Annual Inspection (37.57 KB) Letter Jun 26, 2003
AMEC00211 Mount Polley Mine Assessment of Groundwater Monitoring Post TSF Expansion (75.79 KB) Letter Apr 08, 2014
KP00023 Upstream Toe Drain Seepage Estimations (581.13 KB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
MP00120 Mount Polley Stage 3 Dam Design Review (109.68 KB) Letter Jun 22, 2000
MP00225 Mount Polley Stage 6 TSF design (1.02 MB) Letter Dec 19, 2007
MP00095 Mt. Polley Project - Operation, Maintenance and Surveillance Manual for Stage 1a, El. 927 m (43.82 KB) Letter Mar 12, 1997
MPMC00003 Mt. Polley Project 1995 Tailings Storage Facility Construction Alternatives (113.82 KB) Letter May 30, 1995
MP00131 Mount Polley Mine - Application for Amendment to M-200 Mine Plan and Reclamation Program (36.24 KB) Letter Aug 03, 2004
MP00110 Letter covering submission of 3 reports, Dec. 13, 16 and 23, 1999 (127.21 KB) Letter Feb 04, 2000
KP00024 Hydrology Review for Hazeltine Creek, Station W7 (412.74 KB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
MP00204 Document has been removed Letter Jul 18, 2014
MP00053 Mt. Polley Project Surface Water Control (3.32 MB) Letter May 05, 1995
MP00153 Mount Polley Tailings Storage Facility Engineer of Record (46.93 KB) Letter Feb 10, 2011
MP00226 Stage 6 Design Report for the Tailings Storage Facility - Mount Polley Mine (20.19 KB) Letter Jul 04, 2007
MP00096 Application for License to Discharge Tailings (40.92 KB) Letter May 23, 1997
MP00064 Mt. Polley Project - Tailings Storage Facility (3.28 MB) Letter Jun 14, 1996
MP00143 Advising of audit to take place March 6, 2006 (54.58 KB) Letter Feb 27, 2006
KP00025 Chemical Analysis of Effluent (435.61 KB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
AMEC00341 RE. Information Request (258.36 KB) Letter Dec 22, 2014
MP00086 Mount Polley Tailings Facility Surface Water Control During Construction (65.47 KB) Letter Oct 02, 1996
MP00054 Mt. Polley Tailings Storage Facility Design Report (417.93 KB) Letter May 26, 1995
AMEC00102 Sediment/Polishing Retention Pond Downstream of the Perimeter Embankment (3.78 MB) Letter May 11, 2009
AMEC00328 Document has been removed Letter Jul 04, 2014

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