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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.

Army Corps to Approve $2B Rosemont Copper Mine Project

Native American tribes oppose the project over concerns it would damage ancestral homelands.

Conference Brings Discussion of Mining Industry's Future in Arizona

The governor's moratorium on regulations could bring more mining development to the state.

Pima County: Mining Company Broke Law With Blowing Dust

County officials say this is the most serious case of blowing dust in the area of any of five such Freeport violations since 2013.

Court Changes Mind on Grand Canyon Mine Claim

Some say the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision may be too late.

Major Mining Conference Coming to Hermosillo

More than 300 companies from all over the world will have a presence at the 13th International Mining Congress.

Attempt to Block Funding for Ironwood Forest Falls Short

Conservationists said the amendment would have paved the way to roll back its national-monument protections.

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