Vale in court

Vale in court

Photo courtesy Vale archives

Stories on the court proceedings in the case of alleged illegal dumping by Vale Newfoundland and Labrador.

The mine concentrator at Vale’s Voisey’s Bay mine site, as seen in 2011.

Vale N.L. rep describes provincial-federal differences

March 27, 2015 - 22 h 12

Peter Langlois, Vale general manager for Labra­dor operations, said the provincial government did not object to the decision to continue releasing its treated wastewater into Anaktalak Bay in October...

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Province agreed with stance: Vale rep

March 25, 2015 - 22 h 36

When the department was contacted in July 2013, an email response to questions said nothing would be said on the alleged violations dating back to October 2011 while the matter is before the courts....

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Province agreed with stance: Vale rep

No order to stop mine waste release in 2008-10

March 23, 2015 - 14 h 42

As reported, Vale also experienced failures in the regulatory test in 2008, 2009 and 2010, on and off.

The “acute lethality” test is a requirement under the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations...

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No order to stop mine waste release in 2008-10

Judge told fish deaths in lab, not the real world

March 20, 2015 - 22 h 27

Environmental co-ordinator Erin Cullen told Judge James Walsh she was well aware of a trio of failed “acute lethality” tests on rainbow trout, using wastewater from the mine site in October 2011.

However,...

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Judge told fish deaths in lab, not the real world

Mount Polley, B.C. mine pollution raised in N.L. court

March 19, 2015 - 22 h 58

That was the message unexpectedly conveyed in provincial court in St. John’s Thursday, as proceedings continued in the trial of a case involving two allegations of Fisheries Act violations by...

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Mount Polley, B.C. mine pollution raised in N.L. court

Testing process followed to a tee: Vale N.L. staffer

March 18, 2015 - 22 h 57

It was the continuation of the trial in the case involving two charges against Vale Newfoundland and Labrador alleging Fisheries Act violations, dating back to October 2011. The company is accused of...

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Testing process followed to a tee: Vale N.L. staffer

Crown relying on Vale N.L.’s own tests

March 17, 2015 - 22 h 50

Kennell was on the stand at provincial court in St. John’s Tuesday, as trial continued on three charges of Fisheries Act violations dating back to 2011.

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Crown relying on Vale N.L.’s own tests

One charge down, two still a-go against Vale N.L.

March 17, 2015 - 17 h 02

One of three charges levelled against Vale Newfoundland and Labrador, in a case involving allegations of illegal dumping of mine waste into Anaktalak Bay in 2011, was dismissed this afternoon.

Judge...

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One charge down, two still a-go against Vale N.L.

Vale NL facing 2 dumping cases in 2015

December 31, 2014 - 4 h 34

The company faces three charges relating to release of liquid waste near the Voisey’s Bay mine site in October 2011. As well, The Telegram has learned, the company is facing a separate, but similar...

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