Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 4, 2013) - Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. (TSXV: BKM) (NYSE MKT: PBM) is pleased to announce that John J.L. Hunter, Q.C. of Hunter Litigation Chambers Law Corporation has filed a petition with the Supreme Court of British Columbia on behalf of Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. to set aside the decision in late September 2012 of the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Energy, Mines, and Natural Gas to deny Pacific Booker Mineral Inc.'s application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate pursuant to the Environmental Assessment Act, SBC 2002, c 43 in connection with the Company's proposal to construct and operate an open pit copper/gold mine (the Morrison Copper/Gold Project) near Morrison Lake in north-central British Columbia.
The petition is seeking the following relief: a.) an order in the nature of certiorari quashing and setting aside the decision made in late September 2012 of the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Energy, Mines, and Natural Gas to deny Pacific Booker's application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate in connection with the Company's proposal to construct and operate an open pit copper/gold mine near Morrison Lake in north-central British Columbia; b.) an order remitting the Company's application for a Certificate to the Ministers for reconsideration with directions from the Court; c.) costs; and d.) such further and other relief as this Court considers just and appropriate.
A copy of the petition as filed with the court is available on the Company's website on the reports page. The link to the document is: http://www.pacificbooker.com/pdf/Petition%20for%20Judicial%20Review%20filed%20April%203,%202013.pdf Please copy and paste this link into your internet browser if you experience any difficulties with it.
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Erik Tornquist, Director
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