Kutcho Copper Corp.
September 17, 2019
VANCOUVER, BC – September 17, 2019 (Globe Newswire) – Kutcho Copper Corp. (TSXV: KC) (OTC: KCCFF) (“Kutcho Copper” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce submission of the final Project Description to the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office on Sept. 16, 2019, which initiates the Environmental Assessment process in BC. With the passing of Bill C-69 (Canadian Impact Assessment Act) and associated threshold regulations, the Kutcho Project is not required to undertake a federal environmental assessment.
The Kutcho Project is located within the overlapping Territories of the Kaska Dena and Tahltan Nations. Kutcho Copper would like to thank the Kaska Dena Nation (as represented by Dease River First Nation) and Tahltan Nation for working collaboratively with the company on preparation of the Project Description, including writing certain sections of the document.
Kutcho Copper President & CEO Vince Sorace notes, “The opportunity to develop and review the Project Description collaboratively with the Kaska Dena and Tahltan Nations was of utmost importance to the Kutcho Project, and is key to building our relationship with the two Nations. The time and effort they put into this work is greatly appreciated by the Company and we look forward to working together with the Kaska Dena and Tahltan Nations as the project progresses.”
Chief Manygreyhorses, Chief of the Dease River First Nation states, “The collaborative approach Kutcho Copper has taken with our Nation is appreciated and recognition by the Company of the importance of our input at the early stage of the project will benefit both Kutcho Copper and the nation as the project progresses.”
Chad Day, President of the Tahltan Central Government (TCG) commented, “The Tahltan Nation is encouraged with the early engagement and collaborative process on the Project Description for the Kutcho Project. This approach embodies the spirit and intent of the new Environmental Assessment Legislation in British Columbia, and the Tahltan look forward to working with Kutcho Copper in the future.”
Kutcho Copper currently has exploration agreements signed with both the Kaska Dena and Tahltan Nations, which include clauses to negotiate Impact Benefit Agreements.
About Kutcho Copper Corp.
Kutcho Copper Corp. is a Canadian resource development company focused on expanding and developing the Kutcho high grade copper-zinc project in northern British Columbia. Committed to social responsibility and the highest environmental standards, the Company intends to progress the Kutcho Project through feasibility and permitting to a positive construction decision.
President & CEO, Kutcho Copper Corp.