DeSmog  – B.C. Denies Ajax Mine Permit Citing Adverse Impacts to Indigenous Peoples, Environment.

By Carol Linnitt. The proposed Ajax mine, a 1,700-hectare open-pit gold and copper mine near Kamloops, B.C., was denied a provincial environmental certificate from the B.C. government Thursday. Environment Minister George Heyman and Minister of Energy and Mines, Michelle Mungall,...
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CBC – Environmental assessment sinks proposed Ajax mine near Kamloops. KGHM’s proposed open-pit copper and gold mine would have spanned 1,700 hectares

The provincial government has opted not to issue an environmental assessment certificate for a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine near Kamloops, prompting applause from the city and local First Nations. The 1,700-hectare Ajax mine proposed by KGHM would have been located...
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CP  – B.C. government rejects environmental certificate for Ajax gold and copper mine

VICTORIA – British Columbia will not issue an environmental assessment certificate for a proposed open-pit gold and copper mine near Kamloops, ending years of controversy among residents. Environment Minister George Heyman said the potential for significant adverse effects...
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WCEL – BC rejection of Ajax Mine illustrates why stronger environmental laws needed

WCEL – BC rejection of Ajax Mine illustrates why stronger environmental laws needed VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – West Coast Environmental Law Association is pleased to see today’s announcement that the BC government has refused to grant an...
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BC Government decision – Ajax open-pit copper and gold mine not granted an environmental assessment certificate

“Having considered the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) summary assessment report, the EAO and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s joint federal comprehensive study and assessment report, the recommendation of the executive director of the EAO not to issue...
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