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
MP00214 Complete Mines Act permit M-200 and amendments for Mount Polley Mine (5.46 MB) Permits Jun 24, 2014
MP00215 Select Mines Act permits for TSF geotechnical design, construction, operation. (4.88 MB) Permits Aug 09, 2013
KP00010 Fax Amendment to Permit From Ron Martel to Les Galbraith (300.13 KB) Permits Aug 15, 2006
MP00212 Mount Polley Mine: Short Term Water Treatment/TSF Design, Joint MEM/MOE Presentation (7.77 MB) Presentation Jun 02, 2014
KP00005 Mount Polley Project - Tailings Facility Summary (2.5 MB) Presentation Feb 03, 2005
KP00006 Mount Polley Project - Tailings Facility Summary (6.7 MB) Presentation Feb 03, 2005
KP00018 Tailings Facility Summary Presentation PDF (1.27 MB) Presentation Feb 26, 2007
MP00050 Mount Polley Project Tailings Storage Facility (49.41 MB) Presentation Feb 03, 2005
KP00019 Tailings Facility Summary Presentation Power Point (15.61 MB) Presentation Feb 26, 2007
BGC00006 Document has been removed Presentation Jun 02, 2014
KP00016 Scope of Work and Budget for TSF Stage 6 (877.36 KB) Proposal/letter Jan 29, 2007
KP00009 Formal Dam Safety Review of Tailings Dam Proposal (267.9 KB) Proposal/letter Jul 26, 2006
AMEC00187 TSF -Stage 9 2013 Construction Monitoring Manual (2) (959.96 KB) Report Apr 11, 2013
AMEC00143 TSF 2011 Geotechnical Site Investigation Draft Report (3) (1.62 MB) Report Feb 14, 2012
AMEC00111 TSF OMS (325.39 KB) Report Oct 06, 2006
MP00013 Mount Polley Mining Corporation Mount Polley Project Tailings Storage Facility,Evaluation of Cycloned Tailings for Embankment Construction (Ref. No. 11162/11-1) (34.51 MB) Report Jun 16, 1999
MPMC00127 Annual Environmental & Reclamation Report 2001 (119.97 KB) Report Jan 01, 2001
MPMC00015 Mount Polley Mining Corporation Mount Polley Mine Tailings Storage Facility, Addendum to Report on Cycloned Sand Construction of Stage 3 and On-Going Stage of the Tailings Storage Facility (Ref. No. 11162/13-4) (19.66 MB) Report May 11, 2000
MP00035 Mount Polley Mining Corporation Mount Polley Mine Tailings Storage Facility, Report on 2008 Annual Inspection (Ref. No. VA101-1/24-1) (88.69 MB) Report Feb 25, 2009
AMEC00317 Document has been removed Report Jun 13, 2014
KP00004 Test Heap Leach Pad Construction Report (10.32 MB) Report Mar 12, 2007
AMEC00082 DRAFT Dam Safety Review Mount Polley Mine, Likely British Columbia (2) (1.06 MB) Report Nov 01, 2006
AMEC00166 TSF 2012 Construction As-Built Report (2) (939.66 KB) Report Jan 31, 2013
MP00078 Weekly Construction Monitoring Reports from January 7, 1998 to December 7, 1998. (40.03 MB) Report Jan 01, 1998
AMEC00122 2011 Stage 7 Expansion Stability Analyses TSF (3) (217.08 KB) Report

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