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Praise and Pushback for Oak Flat Historic Designation

Native American sacred site sits atop proposed Resolution Copper Mine.

Jaguar Video Rekindles Debate over Santa Ritas Land Use

Endangered animal habitat and mining both a part of the range south of Tucson.

Digging Deeper - 7,000 feet - into Arizona's Copper Mines

'Arizona Week' goes underground to check in on one of the state's largest industries.

Rough Times for Arizona Copper Mining

Low prices, layoffs, mandated upgrades, union negotiations are among issues.

Regulate Reopened Uranium Mines, Group Asks Government

Environmental organization wants long-dormant operations scrutinized, including near Canyon.

AZ WEEK: Is Mine Waste Spill Threatening Arizona's Water?

Million of gallons of waste, including arsenic and lead, surged into tributaries of Colorado River.

Navajo Farmers Lose Irrigation after Mine Waste Spill

Tribal authority has shut down supply for the rest of this season.

Mine Waste Not Expected to Affect Arizona Water Supply

3 million gallons of contamination dumped into waterway that eventually reaches Colorado River.

Opposition Mounts to Proposed Resolution Copper Mine

Critics of the mine arrive in Washington DC after cross-country trek

Environmental Groups Fight Grand Canyon Uranium Mine

Site south of national park gets judge's approval under 1872 federal mining law.

Report: Colorado River Most Endangered River in US

Three human-caused sources listed as dangerous for river that flows through Arizona.

Rosemont Copper Mine Hits Roadblock, Air Pollution Permit Overturned

Maricopa County Superior Court says AzDEQ acted “contrary to law”

METRO WEEK: Gem Shows Big Contributors to Economy, UA Research

$120 million economic impact, international research collaboration opportunities from big winter event.

State Issues Its OKs on Rosemont Water Quality

Decision now moves to federal level - Forest Service and Army Corps of Engineers.

Will We Soon be Mining the Moon?

UA Scientists say private concerns are seeking ways to get there, but the practicality of it may be far-fetched.

Supply-Demand Driving Arizona Turquoise Prices

Change in mining regulations abd techniques, growth of Chinese middle class putting pressure on availability.

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