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Site of the proposed Rosemont copper mine, looking west from Highway 83.

Rosemont Plans to Purchase Land in Pima, Santa Cruz Counties

Copper mining company buying 5 parcels in the area; 4,500 acres including 1,700 of water rights.

Underground Mine Tours in Bisbee May Be Ended

Freeport-McMoRan cites safety worries after radon gas detected at Queen Mine, popular visitor attraction.

Rosemont Groundwater Permit Upheld on Second Appeal

State OKs company to start building retention ponds near proposed copper mine site.

Rosemont Copper Draft Statement Issued by Forest Service

Clock starts on 30-day window to finalize federal decision on permitting for open-pit mine.

Two New Laws Target Metal Dealers

Scrap sales face increased regulation after copper thefts

18 Indicted in Copper Theft Ring

Thieves took up to $10M from Asarco's Hayden operation

Lifting Chemical Ban Makes Way for Mine

Town of Florence agrees to change, but other challenges remain

State Targets Scrap Metal Dealers

AZ House bill would require business registration to lower theft

Group Seeks Mining Law Update

Extraction of minerals still occurs under 1872 legislation

Site of the proposed Rosemont copper mine, looking west from Highway 83.

State Issues Key Rosemont Permit

Environmental quality agency gives OK, subject to conditions

EPA: AZ 10th for Toxic Chemical Releases

Annual inventory shows most came from copper mines

Pinal County growth

Copper Mine Plan Draws Big Opposition

300 attend meeting in Florence, say mine would pollute groundwater

Resolution Copper To Cut Jobs And Budget

Company says uncertain legislative and regulatory environment stalls copper mine project near Superior

Copper Operation Near Kingman Gets OK

High price of metal makes reopening Chloride Mine possible

EPA: Copper Facilities Release Most Toxic Chemicals In Arizona

Federal chemical inventory also shows statewide increase of toxic releases in 2010

Copper at the Crossroads Part 5: Arizona's Toxic Town

EPA says ASARCO smelter is a major polluter in Hayden, AZ, but state and company officials disagree

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