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Water group warns that seepage from tailings pond could contaminate Athabasca River

Groundwater contamination is feared

February 16, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Alberta – Leakage from a tailings pond at a tarsands project in northern Alberta could make its way into the Athabasca River, an official from Keepers of the Water says. Seepage from the pond has been an issue since May. Three years ago, a group reporting to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization claimed there was evidence that groundwater was being contaminated from the pond. APTN National News report | READ MORE

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