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

Tag: Environmental Assessment

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NEW PROSPERITY MINE REJECTION

Friends of Nemaiah Valley Media Release Today the Minister of the Environment, Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, issued a decision statement regarding the New Prosperity Mine in British Columbia's Chilcotin district, concluding that “the New Prosperity Mine project is likely to cause significant ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday Feb 26, 2014 21:16
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment


Federal and Provincial Departments Refute Proponent's Claims Mine Bid is Environmentally Sound

Hello All Friends of Friends of the Nemaiah Valley; We have issued the following News Release today after following the week of technical hearings before the Panel re the New Prosperity mine hearings. Williams Lake, B.C. August 1, 2013:  Evidence from federal and provincial mining, ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Aug 01, 2013 13:04
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Environmental Assessment


Tsilhqot’in Nation Prepares for Public Hearings for Controversial New Prosperity Mine Proposal as Taseko Mines Ltd. Refuses to Answer Direct Requests from the Panel

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 ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Thursday Jun 20, 2013 15:30
Categories: CEAA, Prosperity Mine, TNG | Tags: Environmental Assessment


Tsilhqot'in confident that new Panel's work will result in rejection of "New" Prosperity Mine

TSILHQOT'IN TERRITORY, BC, May 11, 2012:  The Tsilhqot'in Nation today reaffirms its position to the newly appointed "New" Prosperity Review Panel that the mine cannot be approved and that the entire credibility of Canada's environmental assessment process hangs in the balance. This ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Friday May 11, 2012 09:35
Categories: CEAA, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government


Appointment of Panel and release of final Terms of Reference for the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project

Please be advised that the Minister of the Environment has established a three-member review panel for the federal environmental assessment of the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project in British Columbia. The Minister has also released the Panel Terms of Reference for conducting the ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Wednesday May 09, 2012 10:39
Categories: CEAA | Tags: Environmental Assessment


TML slammed for offensive attack on Aboriginal participation in Prosperity Mine review

Tsilhqot’in Territory, May 1, 2012: A deeply offensive letter from Taseko Mines Ltd (TML) to the Harper government, urging Environment Minister Kent to impose new limits on First Nations participation and remove key Aboriginal concerns from the review of its rebid Prosperity Mine proposal, ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday May 01, 2012 08:42
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: aboriginal rights & title, Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government


B.C. mining company wants aboriginal 'spirituality' ignored in project review

Taseko Mines Ltd. is pushing the Harper government to reconsider a controversial gold-copper mining project in the B.C. interior By PETER O'NEIL, Vancouver Sun OTTAWA --- A Vancouver company pushing the Harper government to reconsider a controversial gold-copper mining project in the B.C. ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Monday Apr 30, 2012 17:29
Categories: CEAA, First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Taseko Mines


Tsilhqotin Angry and Alarmed by Decision to Review dead Prosperity Mine project Pursuing project that cannot be accepted is pointless, costly and divisive

Williams Lake, BC. November 7, 2011: The Tsilhqot’in Nation reacted today with anger, frustration, bewilderment and disappointment to the announcement that the already rejected Prosperity Mine proposal will proceed to another review. “This is a wrong decision that makes no sense to ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:32
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine, TNG, Xeni Gwet'in | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Tsilhqot'in National Government


Review of Prosperity Mine Rebid must be swift and transparent

Evidence already proves it cannot be accepted Soda Creek, BC, November 7, 2011: BC’s First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining (FNWARM) today joined the Tsilhqot’in Nation in denouncing the unnecessary review of the Prosperity Mine rebid. “There can be no doubt that ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:19
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: Environmental Assessment, FNWARM


UBCIC News Release: Dj Vu Re-run for New Prosperity Mine Proposal

November 7, 2011 Déjà Vu – Re-run for “New Prosperity” Mine Proposal (Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, Canada – November 7, 2011) The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs stands in solidarity and shares the anger and exasperation of the Tsilhqot’in Nation ...

Posted by: Wolfgang Zilker Tuesday Nov 08, 2011 16:16
Categories: First Nations, Prosperity Mine | Tags: Environmental Assessment, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs



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