Assessing, remediating and performance monitoring abandoned mine sites in the Northwest Territories


By Reid Smith and Arlen Foster

The objective was to determine whether on-site concentrations of metals posed unacceptable risks to human and/or ecological receptors, derive ecological site-specific target levels, and provide recommendations for future work. The project provides a valuable case study for currently operating mines that are actively managing environmental liabilities.

Read the full article in ES&E Magazine’s April 2023 issue:

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