Monday, March 31, 2014
Last month, the federal government rejected Taseko Mines’proposal to build the controversial New Prosperity Project. Again. But Taseko is going to court arguing that the environmental assessment process that resulted in a “No” for the second time was based on an error, and that it should have yet . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: Taseko Mines, what part of “No” don’t you understand?
Monday, September 24, 2012
On September 14th, the federal Review Panel conducting the New Prosperity environmental assessment released three documents. Two describe the approach that the Panel proposes to use for “Confidentiality” and for the panel’s Hearing Procedures, respectively, and invites the public to comment on these procedures.
The third is . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: New Prosperity News – Comment by September 28th!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The federal government seems set on further gutting theCanadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA), and is expected to introduce “sweeping” regulatory changes to CEAA and related legislation in the House of Commons in the coming weeks. These changes could affect upcoming proposals for pipelines, tar sands projects, mines, small . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: The fast and the furious – Coming changes to environmental laws speed up process for industry and are an accident waiting to happen for the public and our environment
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
West Coast Environmental Law congratulates the Tsilhqot’in First Nation on its most recent court win in its efforts to protect Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) from the development of Taseko’s Prosperity (now called “New Prosperity”) mine. Last week lawyers for the Tsilhqot’in and Taseko tangled in court, with the . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: Tsilhqot’in v. Taseko and smart litigation
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 In a recent story we reported that Mr. Jason Quigley, formerly of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and Fisheries and… . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: Oops! HDI is more of an uncle to Taseko than a parent
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 While Taseko’s “New Prosperity” mine may be “new… . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: Revolving doors and New Prosperity’s new employee
Thursday, September 15, 2011 The strongest arguments bolstering economic and political support for… . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: For the Ecotourism Industry and Tsilhqot’in First Nation of Taseko Lake; ‘No’ Means No