The province has committed to cleaning up contaminated mine sites on Crown land, beginning with Montague Gold Mines near Dartmouth, N.S., and Goldenville, near Sherbrooke. The cost of remediating those two sites alone is estimated to be at least $60 million, but that figure is expected to rise.
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Photo: Touquoy Mine tailings impoundment (aka “Tailings Management Facility”), Moose River, NS; courtesy of Raymond Plourde For immediate release: May 10, 2022 The Atlantic Chapter
Re: Proposed Touquoy open-pit gold mine expansion in Moose RiverProposed Beaver Dam, Fifteen Mile Stream, and Cochrane Hill gold mining sites Dear Premier Houston, Minister