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Senate hears bill on Grand Canyon mining

A Senate subcommittee hears about the importance of the proposal.

Praising the earned beauty of "The Crone Body".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Therapist Susan Miner on building the foundation for inner peace; and the history behind Ormsby Park in Tucson's Barrio Santa Cruz.

Hudbay wins a round in court

A judge ruled the Rosemont and Copper World mines are not legally related.

Appeals court rules against mine project in Santa Rita Mountains

The court cited the planned use of Coronado National Forest land for long-term storage of waste rock and the lack of valuable minerals on the property.

It's one of the five Cs of Arizona's economy. But what role does mining really play in Arizona today?

This week, The Buzz examines the longtime economic driver in the state and its environmental impacts.

Rosemont returns clean water permit

The company is trying to end lawsuits against its proposed mine.

Protesters urge Sen. Kelly to support bill to protect sacred Oak Flat

The land holds religious and cultural significance to Indigenous communities.

Lydia Jennings, PhD: “Run to Be Visible”.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The meaning behind the sacred Muslim month of Rabiʽ al-Awwal; and multi-faceted artist To-Reè-Neè Wolf

State OK's open-pit mine site's reclamation plan near Tucson

Opponents argued that Hudbay Minerals Inc. didn’t address major issues.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife rejects Rosemont Copper petition to shrink critical jaguar habitat

Canadian mining company Hudbay Minerals sought to deem a portion of the Santa Rita range no longer essential for jaguars.

Former Havasupai chairman dies at 73

Rex Tilousi was an advocate against uranium mining within the Grand Canyon, home of the tribe.

Save Oak Flat Act has passed out of U.S. House committee

The act has passed through the committee along party lines and will next go to the House floor.

Independent federal labor agency issues new complaint against Asarco

The new charges relate to unfair labor practices, such as bad faith bargaining and failure to rehire employees who went on strike.

Court rules against Apaches in bid to halt proposed mine

Tribes and environmental groups had argued to stop the transfer

Nearly 200 organizations ask Biden to save Oak Flat

A letter calls on the Biden Administration to stop the land transfer of the religious site to Resolution Copper, among other things.

Lauren Redniss on "Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The hidden history of Tucson's Barnum Hill; living with dementia during the pandemic; and a short story read by Aurelie Sheehan.

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