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Taseko Mines says panel’s mistake on lake contamination is ‘outrageous’ – News1130

November 19, 2013

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is reviewing a complaint from the company proposing a $1.5-billion mine in British Columbia’s Interior that a mistake was made in a joint environmental assessment of the project.

Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) said the error is so outrageous it’s nearly unfathomable.

In a letter to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, the company questioned why the panel conducting an environmental review on the proposed New Prosperity mine would use incorrect information for its final assessment.

On Tuesday, the agency confirmed that the information provided by Taseko was being reviewed by officials within the agency.

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