Media availability with officials from Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada on Obed Mountain Coal Mine spill

Media Advisory

Hinton, Alberta – June 9, 2017

Media representatives are advised that case experts representing the Government of Canada will be available for a technical briefing following the resolution and sentencing related to the Obed Mountain Coal Mine spill.

Date:              Friday, June 9, 2017 

Time:              15:00 p.m. MDT

Technical briefing dial-in:  1-866-206-0153

Conference Code:  9954814#

Please confirm your participation by contacting


  • Environment and Climate Change Canada
    • Acting/Regional Director, Environmental Enforcement, Daniel Smith
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    • Director of Conservation and Protection, Joe Justus
    • Fishery Officer, Robert Weaver
    • Fisheries Biologists, Bev Weaver & Jason Shpeley
  • Public Prosecution Service of Canada Spokesperson

Erin Eacott

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Rosaleen O’Mahony, Communication Advisor



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