A Likely Story!

CEO of Imperial Mines, Bryan Kynoch, downplayed the extent of the disaster after a mine tailings pond burst sending over 5 million meters of contaminated sludge into Hazeltine Creek and Quesnel Lake. He stated that the water was still safe to drink despite the fact that a state of emergency has been declared as the toxic sludge, which contains  chemicals such as arsenic and heavy metals, has contaminated the water supply and threatens the salmon run and the entire ecosystem.

Imperial Mines CEO  Bryan Kynoch downplayed the extent of the disaster after a mine tailings pond burst sending over 5 million meters of contaminated sludge into Hazeltine Creek and Quesnel Lake near Likely B.C.. He stated that the water was still safe to drink despite the fact that high levels of toxic chemicals such as arsenic cadmium and mercury  triggered a total water-use ban, killed fish, threatened the salmon run and the entire ecosystem and resulted in a state of emergency being declared for the region.

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About hungdrawnandcultured

I am a "semi-retired" professional cellist, born in England, but living in BC for the past 45 years. I have a passion for drawing and will endeavour to use the medium of pen-and-ink to comment each day on anything current, cultural or comical that catches my attention.

One response to “A Likely Story!”

  1. Doug Posner says :

    Hey Ian, I happened to come across this drawing, and I really like it!

    I was hoping to use it for my music with your permission.

    Please email me at Doug7761@gmail.com and we can talk about the details.

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