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Western embraces more scrutiny of vast Casino copper-gold project

Western Copper and Gold Corp. Feb. 18 said the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board is requiring a panel review of its Casino copper-gold project for matters relating to tailings and waste management and potential effects to wildlife.

A panel review is a higher level of Canada's environmental assessment process that requires a group of experts to scrutinize the project.

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