Donkin Coal Mine

Environmental Issues

Coal is dirtier than you think

Unsafe Coal Trucking

<i>Over the centre line, truck-hauling coal from Donkin Mine on Long Beach Road</i>
Over the centre line, truck-hauling coal from Donkin Mine on Long Beach Road


<i>Wrecked coal truck on Long Beach Road</i>
Wrecked coal truck on Long Beach Road


<i>Coal truck destroyed by fire on Long Beach Road</i>
Coal truck destroyed by fire on Long Beach Road

Noise Pollution

<i>Community signs, meetings and protest demonstrations have taken place.</i>
Community signs, meetings and protest demonstrations have taken place.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

<i>Donkin Mine methane gas exhaust tunnel</i>
Donkin Mine methane gas exhaust tunnel

The Province says, "the mine is expected to be a large final emitter of greenhouse gases."