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Pima County: Mining Company Broke Law With Blowing Dust
County officials say this is the most serious case of blowing dust in the area of any of five such Freeport violations since 2013.
Court Changes Mind on Grand Canyon Mine Claim
Some say the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision may be too late.
Major Mining Conference Coming to Hermosillo
More than 300 companies from all over the world will have a presence at the 13th International Mining Congress.
Attempt to Block Funding for Ironwood Forest Falls Short
Conservationists said the amendment would have paved the way to roll back its national-monument protections.
Mining Tops Sonora's Agenda at Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit
The commission started in the late 1950s as a way to promote economic development in the border region.
Hundreds Rally in Phoenix to Save Navajo Coal Plant
More than 300 people gathered to ask for more time to arrange the purchase of the Navajo Generating Station.
Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona
Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.
Mexico's Supreme Court To Hear Sonora Acid Spill Cases
Cases revolve around management of money for victims and extent of impact.
Tohono O'odham, Pascua Yaqui, Hopi Sue to Stop Rosemont Mine
The tribes say the area for the proposed mine is sacred.
What Lifting a Uranium Mining Ban Could Mean for Northern Arizona
Trump considering lifting Obama-era restrictions.
State of the Union; Revisiting the Women's March; Uranium Mining in Northern Arizona
Also, a look at the interplay between political rhetoric on social media and in speeches.
Spotlight Session: Calexico
Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.
Team Creates 'Canary in the Mine' Sensor to Make Worksites Safer
UA faculty's high-tech system can warn of impending health dangers and hazards.
Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector
Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.
Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision
Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.
Environmental Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Rosemont Copper Approval
Center for Biological Diversity claims US Fish and Wildlife Service did not fully consider impact on endangered species and water.
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