First Nations leaders in B.C. are declaring victory after a new environmental report concluded Taseko's New Prosperity mine proposal poses "significant adverse environmental effects".
CBC News, Feb 26, 2014
Ministry concludes project likely to cause significant environmental damage, Taseko will reapply
It's back to the drawing board for round three for Taseko Mines, Ltd.
CBC News, Nov 01, 2013
Proposed New Prosperity mine would have signficant effects on Fish Lake, report concludes
News Release, Taseko Mines, August 26, 2011
Federal Government Accepts Project Description
August 26, 2011, Vancouver, BC - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency ("CEAA") has formally accepted Taseko Mines Limited's (TSX:TKO; AMEX:TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") project description for its proposed $1 billion New Prosperity gold-copper mine in British Columbia's central interior.
WENDY STUECK & IAN BAILEY, Globe and Mail, Feb. 22, 2011
Emboldened by soaring copper and gold prices, Vancouver-based Taseko Mines Ltd. has submitted a revised proposal for its Prosperity Mine that would save Fish Lake and add about $300-million to the cost of the project, pushing it over the $1-billion mark.