Agency backtracking from statement that Forest Service was addressing its concerns about mine.
The district near Safford, produces about 250 million pounds of copper annually.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness welcomes members of all ages and genders.
A former chairman said he felt "sick" that land-swap is now in the national defense bill.
Scientists flying the unmanned crafts this week at Las Cienegas, near Douglas.
Possible ramifications loom for Rosemont Mine, Fort Huachuca.
The northern Mexican gartersnake has joined the ranks of federally protected species.
A planned project for 7,000 homes and apartments in Sierra Vista now sits in legal limbo due to a judge’s ruling overturning state approval of it.
PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River went on trial here Monday.
A White House advisory body is now informally involved in the contentious Rosemont Copper Mine dispute.
The Rosemont Mine could worsen air quality in Saguaro National Park, disturb cultural resources — including human burial sites — and reduce water flows into Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek, said the U.S. Forest Service.
The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.
The Forest Service laid much of the groundwork Friday for approval of the Rosemont Mine by releasing a final environmental report saying essentially that while the mine will cause negative impacts, it’s now clearly in line with nearly all environmental laws.
A rare bird that could gain federal protected status lives and in some cases breeds along three streams and creeks near the proposed Rosemont Mine site, federal reports show.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is intensifying the debate over the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on neighboring streams by bluntly challenging the Forest Service view that the mine probably won’t do major, short-term environmental damage to Cienega Creek.
RENO, Nev. — Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say has created an “untenable situation” for both the mustangs and U.S. taxpayers.
The government's program of rounding up wild horses and burros is costly and does little to stem the growth of herds - and may actually be helping herds grow, a new report says.
The BLM estimates that there are 502 wild horses and 3,194 wild burros in Arizona, with ideal numbers less than half that. Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say …
WASHINGTON — The federal government should do large-scale drug injections of wild horses to make them infertile, according to a highly anticipated recommendation from the National Academy of Sciences.