Sunday, April 12, 2009

Wall Street Journal: Recession erodes opposition to Resolution copper mine

Monday's Wall Street Journal carries a lengthy article on the Resolution Copper mine near Superior, that indicates some of the local opposition to the proposed mine may be lessening in hopes that the mine will serve as a major economic stimulus to the region. [right, recently completed #10 headframe. Credit, Resolution Copper]

Superior mayor Michael Hing is quoted as saying the federal land swap should pass Congress this year, which is key to the project going forward. The San Carlos Apaches however, are described as still opposed to the mine.

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