Public forum: Obed Mine release and independent scientific review of remediation plans

February 27, 2014 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

The University of Alberta (U of A) Water Initiative and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD) will hold a public forum the afternoon of Thursday, February 27 to share findings of an independent scientific review of Sherritt International’s Obed mine release remediation plans. The review was conducted by leading water scientists engaged by ERSD through the U of A Water Initiative. First Nations, Métis and Sherritt International will also participate in the forum.

Event Summary:

  • Welcome
  • ERSD update on event and subsequent actions
  • Water Initiative: Independent scientific review presentation
  • Sherritt International presentation
  • Audience questions
  • Comments from First Nations and Métis
  • Closing remarks


Maple Leaf Room
Lister Hall, University of Alberta (87 Avenue and 116 Street)