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TABLE 1

Compiled Lists of Past, Current, and Planned Minesites Involving Underwater Disposal of Mine/Mill Materials

Type of Disposal Name (Country) [Proposed, Operating, or Closed]

(* = has stopped underwater disposal if operating)

Rivers (13) Bouganville (Papua New Guinea) [C]
Canada Tungsten (Canada) [C]
Freeport (Indonesia) [O]
Kitsault (Canada) [C]
Martha (New Zealand) [O] (*)
Mt. Lyell (Australia) [O] (*)
Ok Tedi (Papua New Guinea) [O]
Porgera (Papua New Guinea) [O]
Potrerillos (Chile) [O]
Prestea (Ghana) [O]
Tolukuma (Papua New Guinea) [O]
Toquepala/Cuajone (Peru) [O] (*)
Wau (Papua New Guinea) [C]
Lakes (5) Anderson Lake (Canada) [O]
Eskay Creek (Canada) [O]
Myra Falls (Canada) [O] (*)
Mandy Lake (Canada) [C]
Polaris (Canada) [O]
Marine Fjord (7) Anyox (Canada) [C]
Black Angel (Greenland) [C]
Island Copper (Canada) [C]
Kitsault (Canada) [C]
Norsk Jernverk (Norway) [C]
Quartz Hill (USA) [P]
Yreka (Canada) [C]
Open Marine (25) Alaska/Kensington (USA) [P]
Amax (Fiji) [C?]
Atlas (Philippines) [O]
Batu Hill (Indonesia) [P]
Boulby (UK) [O]
Britannia (Canada) [C]
Brynnor (Canada) [C]
Cartagena (Spain) [C?]
Cayeli-Bakir (Turkey) [O]
Gosowong (Indonesia) [P]
Jedway (Canada) [C]
Jordan River Copper (Canada) [C]
Lihir Gold (Papua New Guinea) [O]
Ma On Shan (Hong Kong) [C]
Minahasa (Indonesia) [O]
Misima (Papua New Guinea) [O]
Namosi (Fiji) [P]
Nome (USA) [C]
Phuket Tin (Thailand) [O]
Ramu River (Papua New Guinea) [P]
Simberi Gold (Papua New Guinea) [P]
Taipan/San Antonio (Philippines) [O]
Texada (Canada) [C]
Tilt Cove (Canada) [C]
Wesfrob/Tasu (Canada) [C]



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