LandKeepers News Archive
July 02 2010 | News Articles | GLobe and Mail
Stephen Harper has the summer to decide whether hundreds of new jobs created by a proposed $800-million copper-gold mine in the struggling British Columbia Interior outweigh the significant negative environmental impacts, including the destruction of a fishing lake.
A federal review panel ruled late Friday that the Prosperity copper-gold mine would have “significant adverse environmental effects” on several factors, including fish, fish habitat, grizzly bears and first nations’ use of the land for traditional purposes.
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