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.