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Yukon Department Of Justice React To Court Decision....

The Yukon Supreme Court has overturned a decision by the Yukon government that allowed mining exploration on White River First Nation land. The ruling involves an application by Tarsis Resources for a mining land use permit. The Yukon Enviromental Socio-economic Assessment Board had recommended against the project. But, after the Yukon goverment ignored that and issued the approval, the First Nation sought relief in the courts.

Tom Ullyett is the assistant deputy minister of Justice with the Yukon government....

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