Critics say any mitigation deal could help the mine win approval.
This Q&A with company officials covers Rosemont environmental, business, transportation issues.
2011 wildfire was started by a company employee.
A community group and a retired air-pollution scientist filed separate lawsuits Wednesday challenging Arizona’s approval of an air-quality permit for the proposed Rosemont Mine.
Weekes dedicated nearly 50 years to the search for sources of high-energy particles in the cosmos.
In a decision that both sides are spinning as a victory, the British Columbia Securities Commission says that under certain circumstances, it will put an end to Augusta Resource Corp.’s shareholder rights plan by mid-July.
The takeover battle for the Canadian company that owns the Rosemont Mine site hits a climactic moment in Vancouver, B.C. today (Tuesday, April 29).Officials of Augusta Resource Corp. and Hudbay Minerals Inc. will argue over whether the British Columbian government should put a halt to a shar…
Don’t worry, the Rosemont Mine isn’t likely to pollute the well-loved Davidson Canyon or Cienega Creek southeast of Tucson, says the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
A new batch of photos of an endangered male jaguar walking through the Santa Rita Mountains was released this week by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Some facts about the photos:
The Pima County Board of Supervisors delayed a decision to accept money from Rosemont Copper to compensate for what the company says is the impossibility of mitigating damage from putting water and electric lines through a sensitive riparian area.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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. …
Saying it’s what the residents want, a Southern Arizona lawmaker wants to let voters in Green Valley, Sahuarita and surrounding areas split from Pima County and move into Santa Cruz County.
County supervisors took another step in their protracted fight with the proposed Rosemont Mine, voting to formally object to the location.
Rosemont Copper has met extensive government requirements to improve its mine proposal, and so it is time to accept that the mine will be built. We respect the laws, though flawed, that permit mining in a national forest in a region with limited water.
Here’s why water must be Arizona’s top public-policy debate:
A final public meeting on a proposed land management plan for the Coronado National Forest of Southeastern Arizona will be held Jan. 22.