Supreme Court Dismisses Taseko Mines Ltd’s Application
In May 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released Taseko Mines Ltd’s application from their duties. This was supposed to pave way for 2019’s Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) ruling that tackled full federal assessment of Taseko’s New Prosperity copper-gold mine.
The federal results showed that the mine project could result in environmental pollution including water localities. When the findings were brought to court, Taseko mines were inevitably dismissed to protect Canada’s fish lakes.
This was because Taseko mines activities posed greater threats to the environment, particularly Teztan Biny, a fish lake. Teztan Biny is…