Taseko, Tribes Strike Deal To Lift Ban On $1.5B Canadian Mine

Law360, New York (February 28, 2012, 6:29 PM EST) -- Taseko Mines Ltd. and the Tsilhqot'in Nation struck an agreement Monday that will allow the Canadian mining company to move forward with an environmental assessment of the controversial, $1.5 billion gold and copper mine Taseko seeks to develop in central British Columbia.

The agreement, which is under review by the British Columbia Supreme Court, will lift a temporary injunction the court issued in December preventing Taseko from carrying out required geological testing of the New Prosperity mine site, according to a statement Taseko President and CEO...
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