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Altar Valley ranchers believe gas pipeline will destroy way of life

Original article by Joe Ferguson, Arizona Daily Star Sasabe residents in the Altar Valley are nervously watching as construction crews bulldoze land just across the Mexican border. They believe, or more accurately fear, the corridor the size of a football field … Continue reading

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Major tree clearing and timber sale planned for Rosemont Mine

Original article by Tony Davis, Arizona Daily Star Close to 300,000 trees, mostly junipers and oaks, would likely be cleared on public land in the Santa Rita Mountains if the proposed Rosemont Mine is built. Clearing those trees will be controversial, … Continue reading

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Is the US Forest Service Trying to Help a Cash-Strapped Canadian Mining Company?

Original post by Maureen Nandini Mitra, Earth Island Journal Agency has been attempting to speed up decision-making on proposed Rosemont copper mine in Arizona’s Coronado National Forest, say activists The US Forest Service seems to have been unusually eager to … Continue reading

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Forest Service’s Environmental Report for Rosemont Mine Draws Fire from Pima County and Southern Arizona U.S. Representatives

Original article by Rosemont Mine Truth The Coronado National Forest’s proposed final environmental impact study for the Rosemont copper mine is drawing sharp criticism from Pima County’s top administrator. and two U.S. Congressmen from southern Arizona. Pima County is demanding that … Continue reading

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Black-Footed Ferret Recovery Effort Looking For Volunteers

Last opportunities of 2013 to help recover an endangered species Original article by Independent Newsmedia, Inc. USA August 16, 2013 SELIGMAN, Ariz. – The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s black-footed ferret recovery effort will be conducting the final two spotlighting efforts of 2013 … Continue reading

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