Research the Mount Polley mine spill. Write a case study of at least two pages (not including title and reference pages) on this event. Your case study should address the following items:
Describe the incident and its environmental impact.
Summarize the physical and chemical characteristics of the waste.
The article mentions poor regulation and oversight, an industry-friendly attitude, and political contributions from the mining company as contributing factors in the spill. Which of these do you think could have contributed the most? Take a position and defend it, using at least one outside resource.
Discuss one factor that may have contributed to the accident that was not mentioned in the article.