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Federal Court Rules Cheviot Mine Approval Violated Environmental Laws

April 9, 1999

Joint ENGO news release: Federal Court Rules Cheviot Mine Approval Violated Environmental Laws: Strikes Down Permit For Open Pit Mine Next To Jasper National Park.

The Federal Court has ruled in favour of five Canadian conservation organizations that challenged the federal approval of the Cheviot open-pit coal mine adjacent to Jasper National Park.

Read more: 19990409_NR.pdf
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- Dave Mayhood
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