A Fortune at What Cost?The proposed coal mine at Mt. Klappan

Publication - March 28, 2008 - By Jaisel Vadgama, Greg Brown, Alison Cretney

High mineral prices and investor-friendly policies are driving new mining development across Northwest British Columbia. This primer considers potential impacts from one proposed project: Fortune Minerals' Mt. Klappan Coal Mine, located in the "sacred headwaters" region. The project would open pristine wilderness to new activity and substantially increase British Columbia's production of coal — one of the most concentrated sources of climate change pollution.


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