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  • Rosemont copper mine plan sparks fears for wild lands jaguars

    May 05 2019 · During the permitting process and its subsidiary Rosemont Copper Co. invested in lobbying the federal government. Lobbying disclosure reports show that Rosemont spent more than 1.9

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  • Judge sides against foes of Rosemont Environment

    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by opponents of the Rosemont Mine that had accused the Forest Service of violating two federal laws in its handling of the mine issue.

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  • Stopping the Rosemont Copper Mine

    Jan 25 2013 · Action timeline. Early 1900sSmall-scale pick-and-shovel mining began in the Rosemont valley. 1994Asarco Mining Co. completed its consolidation of about 2 000 acres in private holdings at Rosemont under the General Mining Law of 1872 which allowed the company to purchase large swaths of public land containing billions of dollars worth of minerals from U.S. taxpayers.

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  • has failed to provide legal Rosemont Mine Truth

    Mar 05 2019 · The chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee is warning that the Canadian mining company planning to construct the 1.9 billion Rosemont Mine has failed to provide government regulators with a plan to legally compensate for the massive environmental destruction the mine

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  • Federal judge halts planned open-pit copper mine in

    Aug 01 2019 · In its final environmental impact statement the Forest Service outlined six alternatives for the mine and noted that the resulting circular pit that would measure 6 000 to 6 500 feet in diameter with a final depth of 1 800 to 2 900 feet. The Forest Service estimated the Rosemont mine would produce about 550 million tons of ore and 1 288

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  • Rosemont Mine Truth A Project of Save the Scenic Santa Ritas

    Apr 19 2019 · Just days after obtaining a key federal Clean Water Act permit for its Rosemont open-pit copper project Toronto-based Minerals Inc. announced Wednesday it is seeking a new minority partner to take up to a 30 percent share in the 1.9 billion project. "We expect there will be substantial interest in a minority stake given recent precedent transactions and Rosemont s unique status as

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  • Federal judge halts planned open-pit copper mine in

    Aug 01 2019 · In its final environmental impact statement the Forest Service outlined six alternatives for the mine and noted that the resulting circular pit that would measure 6 000 to 6 500 feet in diameter with a final depth of 1 800 to 2 900 feet. The Forest Service estimated the Rosemont mine would produce about 550 million tons of ore and 1 288

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  • RECORD OF DECISION FOR THE ROSEMONT COPPER

    Permit Decision ID SPL-2008-0816- Rosemont Copper Project Page 2 of 81 EIS was published in the Federal Register (FR 73 FR 13527)) on March 13 2008. The public scoping comment period was extended with an NOI which was published in the FR on April 29 2008 (73 FR 23181). A Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft EIS for review

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  • SSSR Rosemont Mine Would Violate Clean Water Clean Air

    "The Rosemont Copper mine is required to comply with ALL federal and state laws and regulations " said Gayle Hartmann President of Save the Scenic Santa Ritas one of the objecting groups. "But

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  • Mine opponents sue over Rosemont role

    Mine opponents sue over Rosemont role. Posted Tuesday February 8 2011 3 48 pm By Philip Franchine Green Valley News Green Valley News Sun and The Sahuarita Sun. Opponents of the proposed Rosemont Copper mine have filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Forest Service from working on a key environmental study until opponents can join Rosemont in meetings with government

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  • Rosemont Copper Summary of Technical Studies by Danny

    Summary of all technical studies conducted on the Rosemont Copper Mine Plan of Operartions

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  • Forest Service Issues Approval of Rosemont Mine Arizona

    Jun 08 2017 · The Rosemont Copper Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and draft Record of Decision were released on December 13 2013. The objection period began on Wednesday January 1 2014 and closed on Friday February 14 2014.

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  • Center for Biological DiversityPress Release

    "Federal law requires that when projects like the Rosemont mine are under consideration government agencies have to operate in a fair and objective manner and protect the public interest. Unfortunately the Coronado National Forest has failed to do that here and compromised the integrity of the process " said Randy Serraglio of the Center.

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  • It s Not Over

    Mar 22 2019 · Latest from Rosemont Mine Truth. Pima County reaffirms resolution opposing Rosemont Mine April 19 2019 approves 122 million spending plan for "early works" at Rosemont March 29 2019 seeking Rosemont Mine joint venture partner after receiving key federal Clean Water Act permit March 15 2019

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  • Rosemont Mine Ruling Gives Hope to Fight Against

    Aug 14 2019 · The crater would start in Year Six after the copper mining began. It would be relatively small at first and then it would expand. By Year 41 the crater would grow to about 1.8 miles wide and

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  • RECORD OF DECISION FOR THE ROSEMONT COPPER

    Permit Decision ID SPL-2008-0816- Rosemont Copper Project Page 2 of 81 EIS was published in the Federal Register (FR 73 FR 13527)) on March 13 2008. The public scoping comment period was extended with an NOI which was published in the FR on April 29 2008 (73 FR 23181). A Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft EIS for review

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  • Rosemont Project FEIS ROD and Unpatented Mining Claims

    Aug 02 2019 · by James P. Allen and Michael C. Ford The Rosemont Copper Project suffered a shocking setback with a July 31 2019 order issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona in Center for Biological Diversity et al. v.United States Fish Wildlife Service et al. (4 17-cv-00475-JAS). In a nutshell the Court ruled that the Final Environmental Impact Statement ("FEIS") and Record

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  • Santa Rita MountainsEarthworks

    The proposed Rosemont Mine sits near the northern crest of the Santa Rita Mountains in southeastern Arizona. The open pit copper mine would have a general mine footprint of roughly 10 square miles. The mine pit tailings dump waste rock dump and buildings alone account for 4 500 acres of National Forest lands subject to the 1872 Mining Law

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  • Forest Service proposes that Rosemont Mine be OK d

    Jul 02 2013 · The proposed Rosemont Mine meets all federal environmental laws poses no jeopardy to endangered species and should be approved the U.S. Forest Service said Monday.

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  • News Analysis Rosemont mine will be subject of much

    Editor s note This is the last of a three-part series on the Rosemont mine controversy. Previous installments were in Wednesday s and Friday s newspapers.

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  • Feds question the validity of Rosemont News

    Beyond the proposed Rosemont Mine it is difficult to know what the size of any other open-pit or shaft-accessed mining sites could be and what land would be required to mine and process.

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  • Stopping the Rosemont Copper Mine

    Jan 25 2013 · Action timeline. Early 1900sSmall-scale pick-and-shovel mining began in the Rosemont valley. 1994Asarco Mining Co. completed its consolidation of about 2 000 acres in private holdings at Rosemont under the General Mining Law of 1872 which allowed the company to purchase large swaths of public land containing billions of dollars worth of minerals from U.S. taxpayers.

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  • UPDATED Rosemont mine project is a go here s why it

    Minerals said Thursday that it has received the approved Mine Plan of Operations for the proposed Rosemont mine project the final step in the permitting process.

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  • Federal judge blocks construction of Arizona copper mine

    Jul 31 2019 · A federal judge blocked construction of a giant copper mine in Arizona s Coronado National Forest overturning a decision by the federal government and handing a

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  • Copper mine threatens biodiversity hotspot in southern Arizona

    Apr 25 2019 · The proposed Rosemont copper mine site pictured in Arizona s Santa Rita Mountains would include a pit a mile wide and 2 900 feet deep—and thousands

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  • Mine opponents sue over Rosemont role Local News Stories

    Opponents of the proposed Rosemont Copper mine have filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Forest Service from working on a key environmental study until opponents can

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  • Environmental impact statement delayed Local News

    In an Oct. 14 letter to county supervisors Huckelberry attacked a recent Rosemont Mine public mailing to regional residents that described the mine as "sustainable " producing twice the

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  • HEIDI J. McINTOSH (Colorado Bar No. 48230) (Pro Hac Vice

    As approved by the Forest Service much of the mine pit itself would be located on private lands that s predecessor patented i.e. acquired from the federal public domain under the General Mining Law of 1872 (the Mining Law.) The Mining law authorizes the transfer of public lands to private entities conditioned on the

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  • Rosemont Mine Truth A Project of Save the Scenic Santa Ritas

    Apr 19 2019 · Just days after obtaining a key federal Clean Water Act permit for its Rosemont open-pit copper project Toronto-based Minerals Inc. announced Wednesday it is seeking a new minority partner to take up to a 30 percent share in the 1.9 billion project. "We expect there will be substantial interest in a minority stake given recent precedent transactions and Rosemont s unique status as

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  • Mining Law Rosemont Mine Truth

    Dec 17 2018 · Earthworks Rosemont Copper and A Tale of Two Mines (via PR Newswire) TUCSON Ariz. Dec. 18 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The same Canadian mining speculators who are now seeking government permits to build the Rosemont copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains

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  • Federal judge bars Rosemont Mine construction Local news

    Aug 01 2019 · The company believes that the district judge has misinterpreted federal mining laws and Forest Service regulations as they apply to Rosemont the company said. Rosemont

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  • Court decisions on NEPA Connected Actions

    Subject Problems with the Rosemont mine exploration operations and other connected actions . During the comment period on the DEIS I submitted comments on the "Cumulative Actions of the proposed Rosemont mine project EIS. 40 C.F.R. Sec. 1508.25(a)(2).

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  • UPDATE ON THE PROPOSED ROSEMONT MINE

    Rosemont Mine • Augusta Resource Corp. aka Rosemont Copper Co. Canada • Open pit copper/molybdenum •20 year estimated mine life •995 acres private land (pit) •75 acres State Trust land •3 345 acres FS BLM land (tailings waste dump mill) •Open pit more than 1 mile wide 1 800-2 900 ft. deep •Visible from Scenic Highway 83 • Augusta purchased private land mining claims

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  • Rosemont Mine Truth A Project of Save the Scenic Santa Ritas

    Apr 19 2019 · Just days after obtaining a key federal Clean Water Act permit for its Rosemont open-pit copper project Toronto-based Minerals Inc. announced Wednesday it is seeking a new minority partner to take up to a 30 percent share in the 1.9 billion project. "We expect there will be substantial interest in a minority stake given recent precedent transactions and Rosemont s unique status as

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  • Judge Blocks Planned Copper Mine in Southern Arizona

    Aug 01 2019 · Rosemont proposed putting waste rock on mining claims it owns near the pit. The plaintiffs argued July 23 that neither the 1872 Mining Law nor the 1960 Multiple Use Act both of which govern mining land use allows Rosemont to dump waste on land outside the claim where the pit will be in this case about 1 000 acres.

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  • Arizona court stops 1B Rosemont copper mine construction

    Aug 01 2019 · U.S. District Judge James Soto ruled that under applicable mining laws s Rosemont Copper Co. does not have a valid claim to the almost 2 500 acres of

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