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NOV 19, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Hinton Coal Mine Leak Cleanup Ordered By Alberta Government

EDMONTON - The Alberta government ordered the owner of a coal mine Tuesday to clean up more than a million litres of waste water that spilled into tributaries of the Athabasca River.The directive was contained in an environmental protection order to Coal Valley Resources and Sherritt International (TSX:S).The order comes almost three weeks after an earth berm broke at the Obed Mountain mine near Hinton, allowing coal waste to spill into two creeks that feed the Athabasca River.Alberta Environment spokeswoman Jessica Potter said the companies have been taking steps to remediate the ... Read More

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