HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - July 20, 2015) - While Energy & Mines Ministers from across Canada are meeting in Halifax for their annual conference, a coalition of more than 50 environmental, First Nations, and community organizations today sent a letter to all Canadian Mines Ministers urging them to take immediate action to prevent the threat posed by hundreds of mine waste impoundments in Canada.

See full release online: http://www.miningwatch.ca/news/canadian-mines-ministers-conference-halifax-provinces-territories-must-act-avoid-mine-waste-dis

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