TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The government has approved a key water permit for a mine in southern Arizona that environmentalists have been fighting against for years.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will issue a permit authorizing construction of a $2 billion copper mine in southern Arizona by a Canadian company.
Arizona tribes seek to halt copper mine on sacred lands
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Several Indian tribes say they have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in Arizona, challenging the U.S. Forest Service's approval of a proposal to develop an open pit copper mine on public land.
The Tohono O'odham Nation, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Hopi Tribe said they filed the complaint Thursday in hopes of blocking plans by Hudbay Minerals Inc. of Canada to develop the Rosemont Copper Mine in southern Arizona's Santa Rita Mountains.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the Coronado National Forest supervisor will soon make a decision on whether or not to build the Rosemont Mine.
The Arizona Daily Star reports (http://bit.ly/2psb8Xb ) the U.S. Forest Service announced Monday that it expects the supervisor to sign the $1.9 billion proposed project in mountains southeast of Tucson.
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