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County approves $1.5 million payment for flood-control project

Pima County has agreed to pay $1.5 million for a drainage improvement project done for the city of Tucson.

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Army Corps stlil not satisfied with Rosemont mitigation plans

Army Corps stlil not satisfied with Rosemont mitigation plans

After two years of review, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers still has concerns about Rosemont Copper’s plans to buy land and water rights to compensate for the Rosemont Mine’s impacts on nearly 70 acres of washes and streams, a recent corps letter shows.

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Feds designate 764K acres prime habitat for endangered jaguar

Feds designate 764K acres prime habitat for endangered jaguar

More than 764,000 acres of Southeast Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico became federally designated prime habitat for the endangered jaguar today.

March 04, 2014 12:36 pm Photos

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Ned Norris Jr. and Peter Yucupicio: Rosemont Mine plan is just horrible on so many levels

We, the leaders of Tohono O’odham Nation and Pascua Yaqui Tribes representing more than 50,000 Southern Arizonans, are outraged over the Arizona Daily Star’s Jan. 19 editorial endorsing the proposed Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.

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Fitz: The pits

Fitz: The pits

When’s the next time you’ll be lucky enough to see a jaguar at Rosemont? When a visiting Canadian investor hops out of one.

February 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz: Canadians

Fitz: Canadians

When the Canadians are done scraping the Santa Ritas clean we’ll be left with a mile wide hole with a dead lake at the bottom. Our very own Lake Wobegon. No field surgeons ever had to see a wound that grotesque. Dear Joni Mitchell: They didn't pave paradise. They carved it out. And don't it …

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Rosemont Mine: HudBay makes nearly $500M bid for Augusta

Rosemont Mine: HudBay makes nearly $500M bid for Augusta

Toronto-based HudBay Minerals Inc. says it will make a bid worth nearly $500 million for all of the shares of Augusta Resource Corp., which is vying to build the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson.

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Fitz: Rosemont

Fitz: Rosemont

When I was ten-years old I dug a hole to China in our backyard. I never made it to the other side of the world directly below me. By sunset, standing in a pit up to my shoulders I knew what I had to do. I wouldn't have dreamed of leaving behind an empty crater with a mud lake at the bottom. …

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Supervisors OK formal objection to Rosemont Mine

County supervisors took another step in their protracted fight with the proposed Rosemont Mine, voting to formally object to the location.

February 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Dave Efnor: Rosemont Mine, now all but certain, will benefit many thousands

Dave Efnor: Rosemont Mine, now all but certain, will benefit many thousands

I would like to offer what I feel is a more accurate, fact-based picture of the Rosemont Mine’s approval process than the one written by Gayle Hartmann, president of the Save the Scenic Santa Ritas Association, in the Star guest opinion, “Just the facts: Rosemont still a long way from final …

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Green Valley, Sahuarita deserve a share of CAP water

Green Valley, Sahuarita deserve a share of CAP water

All residents in Pima County are created equal and assume they are equally entitled to their water. This assumption could be jeopardized if Rosemont Mine opponents convince the Tucson City Council to oppose Community Water Company of Green Valley’s pipeline connection.

January 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Forest Service will allow Rosemont, but mine is still not a sure thing

The U.S. Forest Service will issue a draft decision today approving the proposed Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson.

December 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Steller: Rosemont's benefits too short term

When Dennis Fischer started talking about more possible deposits of copper at Rosemont, my ears perked up.

October 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Rosemont decision delayed

A final decision by the Coronado National Forest on the controversial Rosemont Mine will likely be delayed until March, the forest supervisor said Monday.

September 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State board sued for upholding Rosemont water permit

Opponents of the proposed Rosemont Mine have filed suit, seeking to overturn a state decision awarding a groundwater protection permit to mine owners Rosemont Copper Co.

August 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz Blog: Rosemont colored glasses

Rosemont has  five new slogans I’ve seen on bumper stickers around Cactus Flats:

August 22, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Grijalva, rivals debate spending, border

Grijalva, rivals debate spending, border

Manny Arreguin

August 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Grijalva, rivals debate spending, border

Grijalva, rivals debate spending, border

Candidates for U.S. Congress in Arizona's District 3 took sides on federal spending, border security issues and more in a debate in Rio Rico on Thursday.

August 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Grijalva, rivals debate spending, border

Grijalva, rivals debate spending, border

Amanda Aguirre

August 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Grijalva, rivals debate spending, border

Grijalva, rivals debate spending, border

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer

August 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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