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Hudbay again reduces Rosemont spending

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Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc. plans to spend $20 million in 2017 on its proposed Rosemont open-pit copper mine, down from $30 million last year and $50 million in 2015. “Arizona spending of $20 million on the Rosemont project is intended … Continue reading

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Hudbay warns it may challenge federal authority requiring Clean Water Act permit for its Rosemont copper mine

Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc. is warning the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it may legally challenge the Corps’ authority requiring Hudbay’s Rosemont Copper Company subsidiary to obtain a Clean Water Act permit prior to beginning construction of the proposed … Continue reading

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Army Corps says Rosemont Mine would violate Arizona clean water rules and seriously degrade federal washes

The Daily Star obtained a Dec. 28 letter from the Corps’ regional office in San Francisco to Hudbay that details the rationale behind the district’s recommendation. The Daily Star obtained the letter through a federal Freedom of Information Act request. … Continue reading

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Trump’s election no guarantee Hudbay will obtain federal permits needed to construct the Rosemont copper mine

Donald J. Trump’s election to President doesn’t mean the federal regulations that have so far blocked Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals’ plans to construct the $1.5 billion Rosemont copper mine will be easily eliminated clearing the way for construction of the controversial … Continue reading

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Pima County asks Army Corps to deny Clean Water Act permit needed to construct Hudbay’s Rosemont copper mine

Pima County is formally requesting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco regional office to uphold a July recommendation from the Corps’ Los Angeles district to deny a Clean Water Act permit needed to construct the proposed Rosemont copper … Continue reading

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