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Tsilhqot’in National Government denounces “rubber stamp” of approval from BCEAO for Taseko Mines project

January 18, 2010, Williams Lake — The Tsilhqot’in National Government denouced the BC Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO) decision to grant an evnironmental assessment certificate (EA) to Taseko Mines Ltd. for a proposed massive mine at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake), an area where the Tsilhqot’in Nation holds proven Aboriginal hunting and trapping rights.“We are disappointed but...
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TNG Report raises Prosperity water concerns – Williams Lake Tribune

Byline: Erin HitchcockA study prepared for the Tsilhqot’in National Government says Taseko Mines Ltd. underestimated the potential risk of the proposed Prosperity mine to surrounding lakes and rivers. Stratus Consulting concluded in its study that information provided to date “does not permit a reasoned evaluation of potential adverse effects to water quality, water quantity, fish...
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TNG Media Release: Mining experts say Taseko has underestimated the potential risk of the proposed Prosperity Project to surrounding lakes and rivers

TNG concerned for future of the salmon runs Williams Lake, November 12, 2009 – A team of mining experts reviewing Taseko Mines Ltd.’s proposed Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project has concluded that the information provided to date “does not permit a reasoned evaluation of potential adverse effects to water quality, water quantity, fish and wildlife under...
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Tsilhqot’in fight open pit mine – CBC

Some members of the Tsilhquot’in First Nations said they will do whatever it takes to halt a proposed open pit gold and copper mine 125 kilometres southwest of Williams Lake, B.C. Vancouver — About 30 members of the bands — which are also known as the Chilcotin First Nations — and their supporters rallied outside...
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Taseko Mines EIS on Prosperity found deficient a 2nd time; First Nations suggest investors take note

Press Release For immediate release   Taseko Mines EIS on Prosperity deficient a second time; First Nations suggest investors and public take note Williams Lake, October 19, 2009 — The federal panel reviewing the proposed Taseko Mines Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project sent the mining company’s revised environmental impact statement (EIS) back a second time, saying...
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