Canadian mining companies go bankrupt
Published: September 5, 2006
By: Bonnie Gestring
A number of Canadian mining companies with U.S. subsidiaries have filed for bankruptcy in recent years. They've left substantial environmental impacts at their U.S. based mining operations, and significant clean-up costs to U.S. taxpayers. This fact sheet provides examples illustrating the long-term environmental and financial liabilities associated with such bankruptices in five western states.