BC mineral potential down, concerns re FN issues: PETROLEUM NEWS

Alaska, British Columbia and the Canadian territories all ranked in the top third of 96 global mining and exploration investment destinations in the Fraser Institute’s annual “Survey of Mining Companies: 2012/2013,” published Feb. 28. Yukon Territory, which was the first Canadian...
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2012-13 Global mining exec survey: FRASER INSTITUTE

The Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies was sent to approximately 4,100 exploration, development, and other mining-related companies world-wide. The survey represents responses from 742 of those companies, which has provided sufficient data to evaluate 96...
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Dick Harris, Tory MP, Blasts Own Government Over B.C. Mine Rejection: CP

Two veteran Conservative MPs are speaking out against their own government after a proposal for a billion-dollar gold and copper mine in British Columbia was rejected by Ottawa for a second time. Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced late Wednesday that she has...
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History of Prosperity Mine Project: GLOBAL TV NEWS

The latest decision by the Federal Government on the New Prosperity Mine project comes after two decades of planning and controversy. Over the years, millions of dollars have been spent on environmental assessments. In 1991, Taseko mines purchased an 85 square kilometer property...
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Canada again blocks Taseko copper-gold mine development: REUTERS

Canada’s government has blocked the development of a controversial copper and gold mine owned by Taseko Mines Ltd, the second time in just over three years that it has halted the mine plan. The decision came after Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq concluded that the New...
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Back to the drawing board for round three for Taseko Mines, Ltd: CBC

It’s back to the drawing board for round three for Taseko Mines, Ltd. The New Prosperity gold and copper mine project near Fish Lake has been rejected once again by the federal Ministry of Environment, in the latest of a long back-and-forth between Taseko Mines Ltd. and the...
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Taseko New Prosperity Mine Rejected By Federal Government: CP

VANCOUVER – The federal government has again rejected a proposed $1.5-billion, open-pit, gold-copper mine in British Columbia’s Interior over environmental concerns, a decision critics are celebrating but one the company vows to fight. Environment Minister Leona...
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Federal government rejects controversial B.C. mine proposal: CTV

Ottawa has rejected a billion-dollar proposal to develop a gold-and-copper mine in British Columbia’s central interior due to environmental concerns. Minister of Environment Leona Aglukkaq issued a statement Wednesday saying the proposal from Taseko Mines Limited to build t...
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Taseko Responds to Government of Canada Decision on New Prosperity Project: TML

The Government of Canada has announced it will not issue the federal authorizations necessary for Taseko’s (TKO)(nyse mkt:TGB) (the “Company”) New Prosperity Project to proceed. The Company fundamentally disagrees with the decision the federal government has...
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Sierra Club BC Welcomes Rejection of New Prosperity Mine: SIERRA CLUB BC

Sierra Club BC welcomes the unequivocal rejection by the federal cabinet of the proposed New Prosperity Mine at Fish Lake, which upheld the findings of the federal environmental review panel. The panel found that the proposed mine would cause significant adverse effects on fish...
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First Nations Celebrate Federal Rejection of New Prosperity Mine proposal: TSILHQOT’IN

Tsilhqot’in Territory, BC (February 27, 2014): Yesterday’s federal decision to reject the New Prosperity Gold-Copper mine proposal was welcomed by Tsilhqot’in Chiefs, AFN National Chief A-in-chut Shawn Atleo, Union of BC Indian Chiefs President, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and...
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NEW PROSPERITY MINE REJECTED: Minister’s Press Release

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, today issued a decision statement under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 for the proposed New Prosperity Gold Copper Mine project...
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