Thursday, March 22, 2012

Arizona copper draws national attention


Arizona's position as supplier of 2/3 of the nation's copper means that what happens in mining here gets national and international attention. [Right, copper wire. Credit, Freeport McMoRan]

The New York Times weighed in on the debate over the proposed Rosemont Copper mine south of Tucson, in an article that draws heavily from critics of mining, calling it a clash over mining and water.

Business Insider looks at Arizona copper in a broader sense but dives in on the proposed land exchange needed for the Resolution Copper underground mine near Superior to go forward.

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