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Prairie Mines & Royalty to pay $4.42 million for Obed Mountain mine spill

Prairie Mines & Royalty to pay $4.42 million for Obed Mountain mine spill

Combined penalties of $4.42 million to both Federal and Provincial governments On October 31, 2013, a dike that was holding back a large volume of waste water at  the Obed Mountain Mine near Hinton, Alberta failed, resulting in more than 670 million litres of contaminated water and sediment (made up of coal, clay and sand) spilling […]