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As expected, the Coronado National Forest issues draft Record of Decision for Augusta Resource’s proposed Rosemont mine

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As expected, the Coronado National Forest has issued a draft Record of Decision approving Augusta Resource Corporation’s controversial Rosemont copper project. Vancouver, B.C.-based Augusta announced the Forest Service’s action late Thursday in a press release. While the decision is an … Continue reading

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Earthworks Press Release: Rosemont Copper and A Tale of Two Mines

Earthworks: Rosemont Copper and A Tale of Two Mines (via PR Newswire) TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —┬áThe same Canadian mining speculators who are now seeking government permits to build the Rosemont copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains … Continue reading

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Feds could collect $2 billion in royalties from Rosemont if copper mines paid same royalty as oil and gas producers

If royalties similar to the 12.5 percent charged for oil and gas leases on federal lands were applied to the proposed Rosemont copper mine, the U.S. Treasury could collect nearly $2 billion over the next 22 years. This amount dwarfs … Continue reading

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