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Quebec, B.C. firms face environmental fines for spill, hazmat violations

Environmental fines have been levied against companies in British Columbia and Quebec for an effluent spill and improper chemical storage, respectively, according to new government announcements.

The January 2023 fines address unrelated incidents that occurred in 2019.

In Trail, B.C., mining company Teck Metals reported a spill in February 2019 of some 2.5 million litres of low pH effluent into the Columbia River due to several operational errors. The company was fined $2.2 million and pleaded guilty to the charges.

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