Meanwhile, Pima County is aligned with the Save the Scenic Santa Ritas group in opposing the mine and attempting to slow the permitting process as one way to make it too costly too pursue.
Interestingly, Arizona Daily Star editorial cartoonist David Fitzsimmons ran a cartoon [right] on Friday that is a surprise, given his self-identification as a liberal.
Julia Fonseca let us know that Pima County's three-dimensional model of the site of the proposed Rosemont mine has been on tour in Vail and Sahuarita, but will be in downtown Tucson this next week for viewing, then off to Sonoita.
April 25th - May 6th County Admin building, First Floor Lobby 130 W. Congress, Downtown Tucson
May 7th Fiesta Grande Street Fair in Tucson at the SSSR table
May 14th The model will be on display in Sonoita (location/hours to be determined)