Saturday, February 06, 2010

Everyone's weighing in on Rosemont copper mine

 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
http://www.azbiz.com/articles/2010/02/06/opinion/columnists/guest_opinion/doc4b6c40d06dac6070016977.txt

Local politicians against jobs
http://tucsoncitizen.com/wryheat/2010/02/05/local-politicians-against-jobs/

Legislative leaders backtrack on Rosemont letter
http://www.gvnews.com/articles/2010/02/05/breaking_news/rosemont.txt

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