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.
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.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
Coronado National Forest will start work next month to clean up at least 300 tons of lead-contaminated soil from three recreational target-shooting sites in Redington Pass northeast of Tucson.
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.
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.
The proposed Rosemont Mine has gained a preliminary thumbs-up from the U.S. Fish and Wlidlife Service, with a new draft biological opinion saying that the mine isn’t likely to jeopardize the existence of any of nine endangered species including the jaguar or destroy jaguar critical habitat.
PRESCOTT — A wind-whipped wildfire in northern Arizona grew quickly to 500 acres and forced the mandatory evacuation of at least 10 homes west of Prescott, authorities said.
Lose the sunglasses if you find yourself face to face with a mountain lion in the wild.
A wildfire that burned nearly 19,000 acres in the Coronado National Forest near Safford in southeastern Arizona now is 100 percent contained.
A group of local safety organizations — including Tucson Electric Power, VAISALA, the American Red Cross, U.S. Forest Service, Pima County Regional Flood Control District, Southern Arizona Rescue Association, and fire departments from throughout the area — will be part of a safety fair from …
TOMBSTONE — A federal judge has denied a request by the city of Tombstone to repair its water supply system in the Coronado National Forest.
Southern Arizona’s costliest fires of 2011 were both human-caused and started in border areas known for drug and human smuggling.
A lightning-sparked wildfire near Safford has grown to 207 acres but is nearly fully contained, a Coronado Nationa Forest official said.
DENVER — The U.S. Forest Service might use explosives to dispose of a half-dozen frozen cows that died after getting stuck inside a cabin at 11,000 feet in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.
A southern Arizona wildfire is 60 percent contained according to
Coronado National Forest Service officials. The Hilton fire has
been burning since Saturday afternoon in the Empire Hills north of
FLAGSTAFF — A federal judge has halted three tree-cutting
projects in Arizona and New Mexico that environmentalists contend
could harm the Mexican spotted owl.