Donkin Coal Environmental Problems

They arrived, then left us…with significant environmental risks


Here is an up-to-date status of actions undertaken to address and resolve community concerns.


May 22, 2020
Concerned citizens approach local elected officials.

June 9, 2020
Regional Councillors voted to send a letter to the Island's MLA's and MP's on the future of the Donkin Mine.

June 17, 2020
MLA Brian Comer sends a letter to Nova Scotia Minister of the Environment, the Minister of Labour and Education, the Minister of Lands and Forests and senior mine management.


No resolution.