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Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Environmental Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Rosemont Copper Approval

Center for Biological Diversity claims US Fish and Wildlife Service did not fully consider impact on endangered species and water.

Two At A Time: Cleanup Of Navajo Uranium Mines Slow

Incidence of kidney failure and cancer, linked to uranium contamination, increased; tribe has banned any mining activity.

Episode 142: TUSD Searches for Next Superintendent

Also, Rosemont mine gets US environmental OK; opponents say they'll continue resisting.

Wulfenite Joins Other State Symbols as Official Mineral

The colorful mineral is found in few places outside Arizona.

Next Step for Rosemont Mine Approval Could Come in June

Coronado National Forest supervisor expected to sign record of decision in June.

Douglas Mayor Sees Bright Prospects in Port of Entry

The town's history is in copper, but its future may be in border trade.

State Mining, Energy Industries: Little Effect in Clean Energy Rollback

Coal plays small role in the industries in Arizona; 22% of electricity generated from it.

Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon Deals With Excess Water

Environmental group, two tribes concerned that the water might affect forest, sacred site.

EPA: Toxic Chemicals Released in Arizona Rose in 2015

Pollutants released into the air, water and land was up 12% from the prior year.

Uranium Push-Pull Near Grand Canyon in Appeals Court

The two cases deal with uranium mining on public lands, but from different approaches.

San Carlos Apaches, Others Sue Over Copper Mine Waste Site

Lawsuits claim US Forest Service violated several environmental laws.

Tucson's Exports Near $2.5 Billion in 2015

Tech industries helped push local businesses' worldwide trade.

$85M Allotted for Navajo Uranium Mine Cleanup

400 abandoned mines run by many companies now out of business.

Public Meetings on Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon

State agency schedules three gatherings to take comments on permit proposals.

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