Court overturns B.C. government’s ruling that rejected mine. Ministers’ decision to stop $2.5-billion project failed test of ‘procedural fairness,’ judge says – The Vancouver Sun

VANCOUVER — Prospects for a proposed open-pit gold and copper mine in northern B.C. improved this week after a B.C. Supreme Court justice turfed a previous decision by two senior provincial government ministers to reject the project. Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. asked the...
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Miner legal move may backfire: experts: PRINCE GEORGE CITIZEN

Taseko’s decision to apply for a judicial review of the environmental assessment for its proposed New Prosperity mine might not be looked upon favourably, according to two Canadian environmental law experts. Dalhousie University professor Meinhard Doelle said the...
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First Nation criticize attempts to undermine panel report: TNG

The Tsilhqot’in National Government responded today to a judicial review filing submitted by Taseko Mines Limited to federal court, which continues the unfounded allegations that the Panel used the wrong seepage model in coming to some of its conclusions. Moreover, the company...
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TNG submission to Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency: TNG

I am writing in response to letters from Taseko Mines Limited to the Minister of the Environment (November 8) and to the Agency (November 15) impugning the work of the independent panel appointed to review the New Prosperity proposal. In these letters, the Proponent claims to...
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Taesko Strikes out again: UBCIC

Tonight, the Federal Review Panel reviewing the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project released their environmental assessment report as submitted to Minister Leona Aglukkaq, federal Minister of the Environment. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union B.C....
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BC Court Of Appeal – FN Consulted on Mine Expansion: FASKEN MARTINEAU

On September 26, 2013, the Court of Appeal issued its decision in Louis v. British Columbia (Minister of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources), 2013 BCCA 412, finding that the Crown met its obligations to consult the Stellat’en First Nation in the context of a series of...
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Fish Lake CEAA Panel Report on New Prosperity: Report; Summary; Highlights; SCBC Letter campaign

Taseko Mines Limited (Taseko) has proposed the development of the New Prosperity GoldCopper Mine Project (the Project), 125 km southwest of Williams Lake, British Columbia. The Project would entail constructing, operating, and closing a large open pit mine, which would be built...
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Coal miner withdraws from Tahlan lands, for now: CP … TAHLTAN NR

The Tahltan Central Council is celebrating Fortune Minerals’ decision to halt mineral exploration activities in the Klappan. Mining company Fortune announced yesterday that it is halting all drilling and suspending all activity at its Arctos Anthracite coal project, at the...
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TNG rally as July 22 CEAA panel hearings begin: TSILHQOT’IN

Read more: http://www.fnwarm.com/media/79eab82b694d8176ffff83ceffffe417.pdf
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FN Leaders back TNG fight to save Teztan Biny (Fish Lake): TNG

Representatives of the First Nations Leadership Council, the BC Assembly of First Nations and the Tsilhqot’in Nation providing public comment in advance of the Federal Review Panel for the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine project. The public hearing will begin in Williams...
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CEAA announces Fish Lake hearings start July 22: CEAA

The Federal Review Panel for the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine project today announced that the environmental impact statement (EIS) along with the additional information submitted by the proponent contain sufficient information to proceed to the public hearing.  The...
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Tsilhqot’in concerned proponents still refusing to provide information: TNG

The Tsilhqot’in National Government responded to today’s announcement that Panel Hearings for the New Prosperity Mine proposal will commence in 30 days, amidst continued controversy over Taseko Mines Ltd.’s refusal to provide critical information directly requested by the Panel....
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