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Hudbay fails to disclose permit revocation in financial filings

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Hudbay Minerals does not disclose in its most recent financial filings that an Arizona court on March 6 revoked the air pollution permit for its proposed $1.5 billion Rosemont copper project. Hudbay has not issued any press releases concerning the … Continue reading

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Court rescinds Rosemont’s state air quality control permit

A Maricopa County (AZ) Superior Court judge today rescinded the state air quality control permit for Toronto-based Hudbay Mineral’s proposed Rosemont copper project in Arizona. Judge Crane McClennen reversed the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality’s (AzDEQ) January 2013 decision to … Continue reading

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Another Rosemont permit challenged in court

Augusta Resource Corporation’s Rosemont copper project is facing another permitting challenge after the southern Arizona citizen’s coalition Save the Scenic Santa Ritas filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to overturn a state air quality permit. The coalition alleges in the lawsuit that the state Arizona … Continue reading

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Pima County will be impacted by more toxic releases if the Rosemont mine is approved

Sunday’s Arizona Daily Star reports on the increased toxic releases coming from Arizona’s mines.  If the proposed Rosemont copper mine goes into production, Pima County will become even more impacted by the release of toxic chemicals and metals into the … Continue reading

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National Park Service wants Rosemont to include tailings management plan prior to ADEQ approving air quality permit

The National Park Service is asking state regulators to require Rosemont Copper Company to make significant revisions to its draft air quality permit to lessen the possible impact of the proposed massive open pit copper mine on the Saguaro National … Continue reading

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