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[SUNDAY FEATURE] In Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains, plans for the giant Rosemont mine have unleashed a battle

Posted by   /  May 12, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News  /  No Comments

Mine opponents say the open-pit mine would tear up the landscape, destroy springs and streams, and ravage habitat that provides a vital sanctuary for rare animals that roam the wilds of southern Arizona By Ian James and Priscilla Totiyapungprasert | Arizona Republic CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST — Sloping ridges descend from the rocky spine of the […]

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11 years later, court battles over Rosemont Mine persist

Posted by   /  August 21, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

  By Sarabeth Henne, Cronkite News | Arizona Daily Star The proposed Rosemont Mine, a massive, open-pit copper operation in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson, will be back in court this fall as opponents challenge permits for the project, the latest twist in an 11-year battle. Supporters say the mine has been studied […]

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