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Below are letters to the editor, newspaper articles and media releases regarding Fish Lake / Prospertity Mine Project

Category: Teztan Biny

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B.C. Politicians’ Lobbying Efforts Discrediting Provincial Commitment to First Nations, Environment

The Tsilhqot’in National Government responded today to reports that B.C. Mines Minister Bill Bennett was joining a Taseko Mines Ltd. lobbying trip to Ottawa for the controversial New Prosperity mine, continuing his promotion for this mine proposal despite a second, more scathing independent ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Dec 12, 2013 10:41
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title


A massive open pit mine threatens Fish Lake, which currently contains so many rainbow trout itís been listed as one of the top ten fishing lakes in the province.

by Joe Foy The more I travel the province of British Columbia where I was born and raised, the more I am in awe of BC’s home-grown diversity. This amazing place has more wildlife species than any other province and more First Na­tions’ languages than all the rest of Canada ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Nov 22, 2012 20:20
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags:


Chief Marilyn Baptiste blocking mining project to protect future, she says

By GORDON HAMILTON, Vancouver Sun During a break in the week long B.C. Supreme Court hearing over the fate of the $3 billion Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet’in chief Marilyn Baptiste, walks out of the Hornby Street courthouse and joins a group of eight supporters singing a traditional ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Monday Nov 28, 2011 10:08
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, court case, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs


Injunction seeks to prevent pointless destruction of land

Tsilhqot'in and mining company to argue cases in court Monday WILLIAMS LAKE, BC, Nov. 25, 2011 /CNW/ - The Tsilhqot'in Nation will seek Monday to protect a prized area of its territories from being damaged by exploration work based on permits that were granted in breach of the Crown's ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Saturday Nov 26, 2011 04:19
Categories: Teztan Biny, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: court case, Tsilhqot'in National Government


First Nations Summit remains unwavering in complete opposition to Prosperity Mine Proposal

November 7, 2011 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver - First Nations leaders are once again voicing frustration and disbelief over today's decision by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) that the already rejected Taseko Mines Ltd.'s Prosperity Mine proposal will move forward to yet ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:13
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags: Environmental Assessment, First Nations Summit


New Fish Lake Mine Review Points to Flawed Assessment Process Sierra Club BC calls Ottawa's decision to revive mine proposal a waste of taxpayers' money

November 7, 2011 Victoria, B.C.-Ottawa's decision to accept a repackaged Prosperity Mine proposal for environmental review is a "disappointing and absurd" waste of taxpayers' money, Sierra Club BC said today. Taseko Mines Ltd's original proposal for a gold and copper mine near ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:10
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Sierra Club


NEW DEMOCRATS OPPOSE ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW REDO FOR PROSPERITY MINE

Cabinet should stand by its previous decision on the project VANCOUVER - New Democrats are disappointed by the decision to grant Taseko a new environmental review for Prosperity Mine, saying that the Government must stand by its previous decision to reject the mine due to severe environmental ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:07
Categories: Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags: Environmental Assessment, New Democrats


New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project to be Assessed by a Federal Review Panel

OTTAWA, November 7, 2011 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) announced today that the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine project in British Columbia will undergo an environmental assessment by a federal review panel. The Minister of Environment has referred the New ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:04
Categories: CEAA, Prosperity Mine, Teztan Biny | Tags: Environmental Assessment



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