First Nation issues with Gibraltar mines: Williams Lake Tribune

Speaking from the experience of being the First Nation community located closest to Taseko’s Gibraltar Mine ?Esdilagh Chief Bernie Mack told the New Prosperity Mine federal review panel Wednesday he believed it is important for people to understand the true historical context of...
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Yunestit’in First Nation Gathering: YUNESTIT’IN

Chief Bob Chamberlin will be the headline speaker at the Tsilhqot’in Nation Gathering on August 20-21; his talk will address the need to protect the salmon. August 19, 2010, Williams Lake – The Chiefs of the Tsilhqot’in Nation welcome Chief Bob Chamberlin to the territory....
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Panel review – Links to government expert testimony: FONV

“The Proponent’s modelling suggests water quality in Fish Lake may be marginal for the protection of aquatic life.” (EC Panel Submission, July 25, 2013, CEAR #738, p. 10). “There are few, if any, examples of lake recirculation at the scale proposed by the Proponent” (EC Panel...
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Top Lake Ecologist Says Fish Lake Will be Dead in 10 years; TNG

WILLIAMS LAKE, BC, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW/ – The evidence from independent and government experts against the proposed New Prosperity Mine proves the Tsilhqot’in Nation is fully justified in its total opposition to the proposed Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) proposal. Dr. John...
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B.C. Chiefs to stand against New Prosperity Mine: VANCOUVER SUN

The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs will take a stand against Taseko’s New Prosperity Mine at a federal review panel site visit in Teztan Biny (a.k.a Fish Lake) tomorrow, warning that “First Nations are watching closely.” UBCIC members are visiting the site in a show of support for...
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Panel hears of hardship if mine OK’d: PRINCE GEORGE CITIZEN

The development of an open pit copper and gold mine near Fish Lake could cause environmental and economic hardship, local First Nations residents told a federal review panel this week. A three-member Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency panel reviewing an application by...
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TML opposes First Nations’ confidentiality request for ancestral graves: CP:

Members of a First Nation band in B.C.’s Chilcotin have requested a private hearing as a federal review panel examines a proposed open pit mine near Williams Lake. The Xeni Gwet’in want the confidential session as they discuss identification of ancestral graves around...
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First Nation seeks own hearing on New Prosperity mine: CP

Members of a First Nation band in B.C.’s Chilcotin have requested a private hearing as a federal review panel examines a proposed open pit mine near Williams Lake. The Xeni Gwet’in want the confidential session as they discuss identification of ancestral graves around...
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Environment trumps economy in Prosperity review: VANCOUVER SUN

Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, comments on the Prosperity Mine environmental review in the letter to the editor of the Vancouver Sun Environment must trump economy in Prosperity review. Orr traveled to Williams Lake this week to present at the hearings on this...
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Federal and Provincial Departments Refute laims Mine is Sound. FONV

Williams Lake, B.C. August 1, 2013: Evidence from federal and provincial mining, environment and fisheries officials has raised serious concerns about Taseko Mines Ltd’s revised submission for a massive open pit low-grade ore mine at Teztan Biny, Fish Lake. As the Federal...
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