Due to my mistake, the link to a new website concerning the Colorado River's tenuous water supply situation and drought was omitted from a story on the new site that was published in Sunday's Arizona Daily Star. The link is below:
The company says it's evaluating a possible shutdown of the plant due to low molybdenum and copper prices.
It's still not clear how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will respond to a Tucson environmental group's request to reconsider a permit granted to a major Benson development -- six months after that request was made.
WildEarth Guardians, however, is clearly unhappy with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's refusal to protect the Sonoran Desert tortoise.
Here is a Q&A with Scott Brubacher, a Hudbay Minerals Inc. spokesman, on a range of financial issues related to the company and its hopes to start construction on the proposed Rosemont Mine next year. Brubacher is Hudbay's corporate commu…
Hudbay Minerals is conducting a second round of exploratory drilling at its proposed Rosemont Mine site in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson.
The leading opponents of the Rosemont Mine, the Tucson-based Save the Scenic Santa Ritas, last week blasted Hudbay Minerals for its recent statement that it hopes to start construction on the mine next year and finish two years later.
Company officials won't comment on the county's report that the proposal is dead.
Fire and water are the major challenges ahead for "all of us, our children and our grandchildren," Sen. John McCain told a speaking engagement this week here in Tucson.
But Sen. McCain doesn't want EPA telling states how much more coal plant emissions must be cut.
For those wondering if El Nino is going to bail out the Colorado River and by extension the Central Arizona Project, this slide from the federal government offers a warning light.
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is sending a team of water quality experts to take water samples above and below Glen Canyon Dam in advance of the arrival of any pollutants there from the Gold King Mine spill in Southwestern Colorado.
Visitors to Lake Powell at the Utah border are being advised not to swim, drink, or fish from parts of the lake due to contamination although it hasn't yet arrived from the ongoing mine waste disaster in southwest Colorado and northwest New Mexico.
Reconsideration is sought by the Tucson Audubon Society.
In Sunday's Star print and online editions, we're carrying a story about Tucson Electric Power's plans to keep buying power from the San Juan Generating Station in New Mexico -- although at an amount reduced 50 percent from the current figure…