Inco Limited Named Worst Mining Polluter in Canada

Inco Limited holds the top spot on the list of the biggest polluters in the metal mining sector, released today by Environmental Defence Canada. The list is based on pollution data collected by the federal government. Inco is by far the worst mining polluter in Canada, releasing 704,808 kg of poisonous heavy metals in 2001 from three facilities – 621,724 kg alone coming from its Central Mills facility located in Copper Cliff, Ontario near Sudbury.

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