Avanti’s Kitsault moly mine project faces new obstacle

Aug 05, 2013 | 01:35 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Avanti Mining, Kitsault, molybdenum, Nisga'a Nation, environmental approval, Craig J. Nelsen, British Columbia, ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Avanti Mining Inc. said it will oppose a petition filed by the Nisga’a Nation that challenges a decision by the British Columbia government to grant an environmental assessment certificate to the Kitsault molybdenum mine project.
The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company was awarded the environmental assessment certificate for its Kitsault mine in March despite an objection from the Nisga’a Nation (amm.com, March 20). The First Nations organization is now filing a lawsuit against the provincial government in British Columbia Supreme Court. ....

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