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More than 100 exploration sites cleaned up in Nunavik, KRG says – Nunatsiaq News

Jun 7, 2024

Kativik Regional Government releases report detailing efforts to clean up abandoned properties

After more than a decade of cleanup, 101 abandoned mineral exploration sites across Nunavik have been remediated, according to a report released this week by Kativik Regional Government.

Project co-ordinators Nancy Dea and Aglae Boucher-Telmosse presented a documentary Tuesday during the Nunavik Mining Workshop in Kuujjuaq, detailing the results of the Nunavik Abandoned Mineral Exploration Sites Rehabilitation Program.

The documentary, called Acting Together Cleaning Up Abandoned Mining Sites, takes viewers to a cleanup operation in Kangirsuk, showing the process of hoisting rusty metal parts away by helicopter. It also details the history of the project.

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