EnviroCourt: Court rejects appeal of mining CEO’s pollution convictions

A mining executive convicted of numerous environmental violations on B.C.’s North Coast will have to face a new trial after the province’s Supreme Court rejected his appeal on Friday.

Benjamin Mossman, former chief executive officer and president of the now-defunct Banks Island Gold company, was charged in 2016 with more than 20 counts of releasing harmful mining waste into the environment and failing to report the pollution.

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