WILLIAMS LAKE, BC, July 13, 2016 /CNW/ - Gibraltar Mines Ltd. was ordered to pay $70,000 on June 29, 2016, in British Columbia Provincial Court after pleading guilty to five offences under the Fisheries Act related to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER). Between August 15, 2014, and May 31, 2015, the company failed to complete environmental monitoring as required under the regulations, failed to submit environmental reports and failed to notify and report on a limit exceedance (sic) in the effluent discharge. full NR here
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Taseko (TGB), (TKO.to), 75% owner of Gibraltar, must be laughing hard at the toothless nature of Canadian environmental penalties:
Then again, we can also bet the opponents of Florence Copper in Arizona project are laughing, too.