Sunday, October 07, 2012

Public hearing on Rosemont copper mine air permit

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)is hosting  a public hearing on the air permit for the proposed  Rosemont copper  mine, on Tuesday, October 9th at 6:00 pm.  [Right, proposed mine site. Credit, Rosemont Copper]. 

Opponents and proponents of the mine are rallying their supporters to attend and submit comments. 

SSSR (Save the Scenic Santa Ritas) says they rented a room at the school to answer questions and distribute their literature.  They posted a list of talking points for opponents to use.

The Southern Arizona Business Coalition is emailing the area business community to speak out in support of the project as a source of jobs and economic development.

Hearing location: Sycamore Elementary School, Multi-Purpose Building
16701 S. Houghton Road, Vail, AZ 85641

To submit your comments in writing, email ADEQ at:

and/or send a letter to:
Balaji Vaidyanathan, Air Quality Permits Section Manager,

1110 W. Washington St., 3415A-1
Phoenix, AZ 85007


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