Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Casino Mining Corporation (“Casino”) has received the Revised Environmental and Socio-economic Effects Statement Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) from the Executive Committee of the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board (“YESAB”) prior to the deadline of September 15, 2023. The Guidelines set out the information that the Company must provide in their Environmental and Socio-economic Statement (“ESE Statement”) submission to YESAB.
The Company is currently reviewing the Guidelines and will prepare a schedule for submission of the ESE Statement for the Casino Project by November 11, 2023, as required by the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act.
“We are pleased to receive the Guidelines, and appreciate the efforts made by the team at YESAB, and all participants in the Casino Project assessment process,” said Paul West-Sells, President and CEO. “This is an important step in moving the project forward in a way that reflects Yukoners values.”
ABOUT WESTERN COPPER AND GOLD CORPORATION
Western Copper and Gold Corporation is developing the Casino Project, Canada’s premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world.
The Company is committed to working collaboratively with our First Nations and local communities to progress the Casino project, using internationally recognized responsible mining technologies and practices.
For more information, visit www.westerncopperandgold.com