Teck charged for death of sheep

Teck has been charged under the Environmental Management Act for the death of five sheep in 2014.

Teck has been charged under the Environmental Management Act.  On July 15, 2014 five bighorn sheep were found dead at Teck’s Greenhills Operations. Teck’s internal review found the deaths were due to injestion of a material used for blasting.

Teck has said that they pledged to move forward and learn from this event, creating new procedures and improving the ones that are currently in place to prevent this kind of thing from happening again.

“Teck is committed to learning from incidents and taking the steps necessary to improve our performance. We have implemented improved procedures and facilities across our steelmaking coal operations to ensure an incident like this does not happen again,” said Robin Sheremeta, Vice President of Operations.

 

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