Teck Coal facing more fines over selenium pollution

Teck Coal facing more fines over selenium pollution

News Type: State, Federal Source: Mountain West News
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Teck Coal has been put on notice regarding the persistent discharge of selenium pollution into the watershed surrounding its Elk Valley coal mines—pollution that travels over the border into Montana.

Financial gains are continuing to roll in for Teck Resources shareholders, with the third quarter financial report showing profits of $1.3 billion, despite dropping prices for copper and zinc and higher than expected costs at the Vancouver-based company’s Trail smelter because of forest fire smoke.

But, buried deeper in the financial report is a troublesome cloud in the otherwise relatively clear financial sky.