by Derrick Penner, The Province, August 14, 2017
Taseko Mines has suspended plans for exploration work around its proposed New Prosperity copper-gold mine in the Cariboo Chilcotin in the face of legal disputes, a company official said. Read the rest of this entry
by Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun, July 18, 2017
The province, last Friday, issued drilling permits to Taseko Mines Ltd.’s controversial New Prosperity mine proposal while First Nations communities deeply opposed to it were busy dealing with wildfires and just days before a new government was due to take office. Read the rest of this entry
First Nations leaders attempting to block Vancouver company from reviving $1.5B project near Williams Lake
CBC News, Jan 31, 2017
Several B.C. First Nations leaders are in court this week attempting to block Taseko Mines Ltd. from reviving a 1.5-billion dollar mine project that has twice been refused by the federal government. Read the rest of this entry
APTN National News, Feb 27, 2014
The Harper government has again rejected a proposed open-pit gold and copper mine in British Columbia that threatened to destroy a lake sacred to the Tsilhqot’in nation. Read the rest of this entry
Wendy Stueck, The Globe and Mail, Thursday, Sept. 20 2012
Taseko Mines has submitted an environmental impact statement for its New Prosperity mine in B.C.’s interior [Tsilhqot’in territory], setting the stage for public hearings and renewed debate over the $1.1-billion project. Read the rest of this entry
Two corporate news articles on Taseko Mine’s proposed Prosperity Mine in central BC, which has been opposed by the Tsilhqot’in and environmentalists.
Taseko to begin work at New Prosperity after injunction overturned
The Canadian Press/Winnipeg Free Press, Feb 27, 2012
Taseko said Tuesday that the injunction, granted in December, was vacated by court order.
The mining company said it plans to begin preliminary work on Tuesday to obtain information it needs in advance of a federal environmental assessment.
The company has 12 months to complete the necessary work at the site needed for a second federal government environmental process, but has said the band refused to allow workers on the land. Read the rest of this entry
By Dene Moore, The Canadian Press, Jan. 29, 2012 8:35 AM PT
With all eyes on hearings for the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline that would link Alberta’s oil sands to tankers on the B.C. coast, a federal environmental review of another contentious B.C. project is quietly getting underway.
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has released guidelines and terms of reference that will form the framework for an environmental review of Taseko Mines Ltd.’s (TSX:TKO) proposed Prosperity gold and copper mine in the B.C. Interior.
The agency is seeking comments on the documents until Feb. 22. Read the rest of this entry