KNAU and Arizona News
11:38 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Tonto NF Supervisor Meets with Native Americans Protesting Resolution Copper Mine

Credit Jennifer Johnson

Earlier this week, the supervisor of the Tonto National Forest met with a group of Native Americans hoping to prevent copper mining at a sacred site east of Phoenix. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, recent federal legislation cleared the way for the Oak Flat area to become part of North America’s largest copper mine.

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State Capitol News
2:08 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Foes of Florence Copper Mine Drop Bid for Injunction

Nearby developers and the operator of a water company contend the state Department of Environmental Quality should not have issued a permit to Curis Resources to pump sulfuric acid into the ground.

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State Capitol News
10:07 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Mining Company Takes Local Law to Court

The operators of a proposed copper mine in Florence want a federal judge to void a new town law that would effectively thwart the project. 

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