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Nisga’a First Nation sues B.C. government over environmental assessment for proposed mine (The Vancouver Sun)

THE CANADIAN PRESS, AUGUST 2, 2013

VANCOUVER — A First Nation in British Columbia's northwest is taking the provincial government to court over plans to redevelop an open-pit molybdenum mine on lands where it says its members have fishing and hunting rights.

In a petition launched in B.C. Supreme Court this week, the Nisga'a allege, in part, that the provincial government failed to consult the First Nation on environmental issues before issuing an environmental certificate to Vancouver-based Avanti Mining Inc.

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