Environmentalists and Native American Tribes Unite to Stop Arizona Copper Mine

Making the same arguments against the North Dakota Access Pipeline, the Associated Press reports environmentalists and native American tribes are suing to stop Hudbay Minerals Inc. of Toronto in federal court from building an open put copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona. The opposition groups claim, according to the AP, the… Read More Environmentalists and Native American Tribes Unite to Stop Arizona Copper Mine

Threatened wildlife grinds copper mining project in AZ to a halt

Two environmentalist groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court in Arizona alleging that the US Forest and Fish and Wildlife Services skirted environmental impact laws in order to grant permission to Regal Resources’ ability to explore for copper mining in the Patagonia Mountains located near the Coronado National Forest. The Santa Cruz County-based newspaper… Read More Threatened wildlife grinds copper mining project in AZ to a halt