Two Oracle-area couples claimed their properties were destroyed in a backburn during the Bullock Fire in 2002.
Critics say any mitigation deal could help the mine win approval.
The federal government formally announced Friday that it will restart reviews of the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on eight endangered species including the ocelot.
The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson is now 80 percent contained and burned less acreage than initially estimated.
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.
Sabino Canyon, a spectacular slash in the Catalina Mountains northeast of Tucson, now attracts 1 million visitors a year — and federal officials say the canyon’s 21-year-old recreation plan is due for a makeover.
The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.
A deliberately set backfire, not the Bullock Fire, caused the damage in 2002, they contend
Today is the first day that critics and opponents of the proposed Rosemont Mine can write formal objections to the project to the U.S. Forest Service.
But first she wants to challenge them with some complex puzzles.
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.
Bighorn sheep are roaming wild in the Catalina Mountains once more.
Whether you are in favor of Rosemont Copper or opposed, your decision ought to be based on the most current facts.
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.
Popular Madera Canyon is the latest victim of the federal government’s partial shutdown.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
Trails and roads in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson are open during the government shutdown — and visitors to the heights will find cool autumn air and trees showing off in the golden hues of the season.
Nature lovers in Tucson quickly felt the effects of a partial federal government shutdown Tuesday — with Saguaro National Park and other recreation sites closed indefinitely.
Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek — linchpin issues for many who oppose the Rosemont Mine — aren’t in as big a danger from mine impacts as many people think, the U.S. Forest Service says.
Rosemont Copper has signed a letter with a dozen international banks that shows it is close to getting financing to build the $1.22 billion Rosemont Mine project, its Canadian parent company says.