Northwest Institute

Working towards social and ecological sustainability in Northwest British Columbia since 1996

Comparison of the British Columbia and Federal Environmental Assessments for the Prosperity Mine


This 2011 report, written by environmental lawyer Mark Haddock, concludes that the BC Environmental Assessment Office's (EAO) recommendation to approve Taseko Mines' proposed Prosperity Mine in B.C.'s west Chilcotin region was based on incomplete evidence and was the result of a hurried, flawed and less than objective process conducted by the agency.

Download report (837kb PDF)

July 20, 2011 Press Release (PDF)