Draft Plan Released To Remove Black Slag From Upper Columbia River Beach

The public is being asked to review and comment on formal documents that will guide removal of black slag from a beach on the Upper Columbia River.

The slag, which has the appearance of black sand, is an industrial byproduct discharged into the Columbia River from a metals smelting facility operated by Teck Metals Ltd. (formerly Teck Cominco) in Trail, British Columbia.

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