Comments on San Francisco Peaks/Mount Elden Mineral Withdrawal

September 18, 2020

Remembering Roy Chavez, Retired Miner and Mining Activist

September 18, 2020 • EARTHWORKS
This blog was co-written by Roger Featherstone (Arizona Mining Reform Coalition), Pete Dronkers, and Jennifer Krill.  Roy Chavez was a man of many hats. Living in Superior, Arizona, at the site of the proposed Resolution Copper Mine, he was a… More »

Rosemont Mine Decision Puts 1872 Mining Law Reform in the Spotlight

November 26, 2019 • Megan Knight
On July 31, 2019, just one day before work on the Rosemont Mine was to commence near Tucson, Arizona, United States District Judge James A. Soto issued his ruling in the Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Fish and… More »

Arizona Mining Reform Coalition et. al. Comments on Resolution Copper DEIS

November 8, 2019

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Public Comment on Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange DEIS

November 7, 2019

Approval of Rosemont mine highlights need for federal mining law reform

March 8, 2019
Background: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently announced it would soon permit the Rosemont copper mine southeast of Tucson, Arizona. Partially sited on federally managed public lands in the scenic Santa Rita Mountains in the Sonoran Desert’s sky island ecosystem, federal… More »

Group Letter to the Bureau of Land Management regarding oil and gas leasing in Arizona

July 3, 2018

Comments re: Gunnison Copper Project Class III Draft Underground Injection Control Permit

January 4, 2018 • Earthworks