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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Kemess North expansion draws protests

Proposal to use natural lake, creek for copper-gold mine tailings disposal worries members of area First Nations groups

 

Last updated 12/24/2006 at Noon



A plan to expand the remote Kemess copper-gold mining operation in northern British Columbia has met with significant opposition from members of First Nations communities in the area.

The protests surfaced during a series of public hearings held by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency between Oct. 30 and Dec. 7. The hearings are part of the provincial and federal environmental assessme...



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