The Rosemont Mine project

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Sorting out the pluses and minuses of the proposed Rosemont Mine has taken the federal government nearly six years and filled thousands of pages. Below we highlight key issues still facing this project which would create at least 400 long-term jobs but destroy dozens of cultural resources, hundreds of thousands of trees and thousands of acres of grasslands and woodlands in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson.

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