Dueling op-ed pieces over Rosemont, controversial actions by legislative leaders, heated debates over water use - just a typical week in the ongoing battle over permitting the copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson. [right below, map of subsidence in the Green Valley - Sahuarita area, which appears to be centered over the main agricultural areas. Credit, AZ Dept of Water Resources]
Citizens protecting public land and scarce water are no lynch mob
Local politicians against jobs
Legislative leaders backtrack on Rosemont letter
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