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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
More logging appeared imminent because vandalized landscapes, just like homes with broken windows, tend to invite more abuse.” Andrew Nikiforuk. This tells it all, whether oil and gas, logging, OHVs etc. already exist, then it seems governments are gung ho to keep going and open it all up to more activity and abuse. . . and why we need AWA more than ever.
- Cliff Wallis
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