Letters to the Editor
September 16, 2021
B.C. mining industry meets highest standards
State Rep. Dan Ortiz's letter to the editor in the Sept. 2 Sentinel about British Columbia's mining regulations is misleading and largely inaccurate.
Continuous improvement is foundational to B.C.'s mining sector - in environmental management, community engagement, operational efficiency, innovation and more. The fact is B.C.'s mining industry meets some of the highest regulatory standards in the world for environmental assessment, operational permitting, compliance and enforcement, tailings, and post-closure monitoring and reclamation.