Environmental protection and compliance with all licenses, permits and agreements are corporate priorities for Yukon Zinc. Yukon Zinc is committed to the preservation and protection of the environment, while providing a safe and responsible operation. Yukon Zinc will develop its natural resources for the benefit of its employees, shareholders, local communities and First Nations.

Yukon Zinc has developed the following Wolverine Mine Environmental Protection Plans and Operating Plans:

  • Heritage Resource Protection Plan
  • Wildlife Protection Plan
  • Spill Contingency Plan
  • Waste Management Plan
  • General Site Plan
  • Reclamation and Closure Plan
  • Mill Operating Plan
  • Monitoring and Surveillance Plan
  • Mine Development and Operation Plan
  • Tailings Facility OM+S Manual and Emergency Response Plan

To view Yukon Zinc's environmental protection plans and related material submitted to the Yukon Government please click on the link: http://www.emr.gov.yk.ca/mining/wolverine.html.

Summary information to the Environmental Management System, and Reclamation and Closure Plan of Wolverine Mine are provided in the links below:

Environmental Management System (PDF)
Reclamation & Closure (PDF)

In 2011 and 2012, Yukon Zinc was honoured to be the recipient of the Yukon Government's Robert E. Leckie award for Quartz Mining operations in the Yukon. This award is presented annually to a company demonstrating excellence in environmental stewardship, social responsibility and leadership in overall processes. To view more information please click on the link: http://www.emr.gov.yk.ca/mining/478.html.

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