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Rosemont Copper mine ruling expected to have national impact

If upheld, the ruling would make opening a large mine on public lands very difficult, experts say.

Forest Service releases environmental review of Resolution Copper mine

The agency is seeking public comment on the controversial project near Superior, Arizona.

Judge blocks Rosemont Mine project

The federal judge ruled the Forest Service improperly evaluated water use issues for the proposed copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains.

Judge to rule next week on whether to halt Rosemont Mine

Tribes and environmental groups who oppose the project are seeking a preliminary injunction.

A town faces ghosts from its past in "Bisbee '17"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking for a new shelter arrangement for asylum seekers in Tucson; and Aurelie Sheehan talks about her new short story collection "Once Into the Night".

UA receives $1.78M grant to study safer mining fuels

In a job with many hazards, the CDC grant is focusing in on an insidious risk: diesel exhaust.

Support and opposition for two mines in Southern Arizona

As the Rosemont Copper mine plans to start construction, we talk with those for and against the project.

Grijalva Pushes to Modernize 147-Year-Old Mining Law

The U.S. representative from Tucson is spearheading an effort to reform the nation's hard-rock mining laws.

$220M Available to Small Businesses to Clean Up Navajo Uranium Mines

The funding comes from a $1.7 billion settlement from a company that mined the region.

Pima County Supervisors Back Lawsuit Over Rosemont Mine Approval

The suit claims approval of the mine project by the Army Corps of Engineers broke the law.

Arizona Tribes Challenge Permit for Open-Pit Copper Mine

A complaint, jointly filed in U.S. District Court by the Tohono O'odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Hopi Tribe, is challenging the permit issued to Rosemont Copper Company.

Rosemont Copper; Criminal Justice Reform in Arizona

Plus, understanding the response to rising temperatures and extreme weather in Arizona.

Supporter of Rosemont Copper on Importance of Project

Arizona 360 sits down with Rick Grinnell of the Southern Arizona Business Coalition.

A Look at the History of the Rosemont Copper Project

Exploring the issues around the $1.9 billion project with Arizona Daily Star reporter Tony Davis.

Conservation Group President Discusses Environmental Impact of Rosemont Copper

Gayle Hartmann speaks out against the newly permitted mining project.

Report: New NAFTA Would Boost Arizona Industry

The tentative agreement would impact agricultural imports, mining and approximately 230,000 jobs in Arizona, authors said.

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