Environmental Review Board Recommends In Favor Of Tamerlane's Pine Point Project

    Review Board states that environmental impact review phase is unnecessary

    BLAINE, WA, Feb. 25 /CNW/ - Tamerlane Ventures Inc. (TAM: TSX-V)
announced today that it has received a positive report from the Mackenzie
Valley Environmental Impact Review Board (MVEIRB) regarding the Report of
Environmental Assessment for Tamerlane's Pine Point Project.
    In their report, MVEIRB recommended in favor of Tamerlane's application
stating, "It is the Review Board's opinion that the proposed development is
not likely to have any significant adverse impacts on the environment or be a
cause of significant public concern." MVEIRB further recommended that the
normal process of environmental impact review not be conducted, and that the
application process be advanced to the final regulatory phase. The full report
issued by MVEIRB is available for viewing on MVEIRB's home page at
    Ross Burns, President & CEO, said: "We are very pleased with MVEIRB's
decision, as this is a major milestone for Tamerlane's permit approval
process. Tamerlane now anticipates an expeditious approval of all operating
permits. The Company has worked closely with local communities, regulatory
officials and other stakeholders for over 2 years to prove the sustainability
and benefits of the Pine Point project from both environmental and
socioeconomic perspectives. Today's announcement is a culmination of these

    "Ross F. Burns"

    President & CEO

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For further information:

For further information: Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations,
E-mail: bjones@tamerlaneventures.com, Phone: (360) 332-4653, Fax: (360)
332-4652, Website: www.tamerlaneventures.com

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