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
AMEC00022 RE: History of Tailings Line Leaks for Mount Polley Project (2) (23.4 KB) Letter Aug 31, 2005
AMEC00033 TSF Report on Stage 4 Construction (294.72 KB) Letter Dec 08, 2005
MP00219 Document has been removed Letter Jul 30, 1996
MP00095 Mt. Polley Project - Operation, Maintenance and Surveillance Manual for Stage 1a, El. 927 m (43.82 KB) Letter Mar 12, 1997
AMEC00106 Capacity of the Existing Mine Tailings Pipeline (402.91 KB) Letter Jul 24, 2008
KP00024 Hydrology Review for Hazeltine Creek, Station W7 (412.74 KB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
MP00198 Document has been removed Letter Jun 20, 2014
AMEC00023 RE: History of Tailings Line Leaks for Mount Polley Project (3) (145.15 KB) Letter Aug 31, 2005
MP00115 Letter covering submission of 3 reports, Dec. 13, 16 and 23, 1999 (128.28 KB) Letter Feb 04, 2000
MP00241 Tailings Storage Facility, 2007 Annual Inspection (35.61 KB) Letter Apr 22, 2008
MP00209 Tailings Storage Facility - Stage 10 (2014 Construction) (134.87 KB) Letter Jul 28, 2014
MP00053 Mt. Polley Project Surface Water Control (3.32 MB) Letter May 05, 1995
MP00179 Tailings Storage Facility, 2007 Annual Inspection (36.02 KB) Letter Apr 22, 2008
MP00064 Mt. Polley Project - Tailings Storage Facility (3.28 MB) Letter Jun 14, 1996
MP00126 Mt. Polley Storage Facility and Ancillary Works, Report on 2000 and 2001 Annual Inspection Permit M-200 (114.5 KB) Letter Oct 09, 2001
MP00220 Document has been removed Letter Jul 29, 1996
MP00096 Application for License to Discharge Tailings (40.92 KB) Letter May 23, 1997
KP00025 Chemical Analysis of Effluent (435.61 KB) Letter Mar 14, 2007
AMEC00341 RE. Information Request (258.36 KB) Letter Dec 22, 2014
MP00242 Untitled (31.23 KB) Letter Mar 16, 2010
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
MP00065 Mt. Polley Tailings Dam (33 KB) Letter Jul 23, 1996
MPMC00003 Mt. Polley Project 1995 Tailings Storage Facility Construction Alternatives (113.82 KB) Letter May 30, 1995
MP00127 Mt. Polley Mine Tailings Storage Facility, Report on Stage 3 Construction Permit M-200 (125.2 KB) Letter Oct 25, 2001

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