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A Pollution Crisis Is Quietly Unfolding in the Elk Valley

Submitted by Tyee Staff, 8 Mar 2019

The Narwhal produced this video investigation into the selenium pollution crisis that has been quietly unfolding in the Elk Valley for decades. The contaminant is found in coal-rich deposits and is being released due to mining by Teck Resources — the second-largest exporter of coal for steel-making use in the world.

Thanks to the folks at the Narwhal for allowing us to host the video.

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