ASARCO Inc. is offering tours of its giant Mission Mine
near Tucson, Ariz.
Feb 17, 1997
The controversial proposed Carlota copper mine near Pinto
Creek in southern Arizona has all the permits it needs, but
activists hope an uncertain copper market and the company's
financial troubles will keep it from opening.
by Tim Sullivan,
Dec 18, 2000
Kennecott Copper wants to clean up Bingham Canyon copper
mine on its own, while Environmental Protection Agency wants to
make it a Superfund site.
by Jon Christensen,
May 30, 1994
Anaconda wants to boost its economy by building a golf
course on top of its tailings piles.
by Jim Robbins,
Sep 05, 1994
Activists are fighting a copper and silver mine planned
for underneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in
by Matt Jenkins and Ron Selden,
Feb 18, 2002
The Phelps Dodge copper mining company is a bad neighbor,
by John Brinkley,
Mar 22, 1993
Skyrocketing electric rates and a resulting shutdown of
operations by copper mining company Montana Resources mean that
increased untreated runoff is flowing into the Berkeley Pit, the
country's largest Superfund site.
by Kate Spinner,
Oct 23, 2000
Resolution Copper Company is trying to obtain a land swap
in order to mine at Arizona’s Oak Flat campground, a popular
by Hilary Watts,
Apr 04, 2005
China is far ahead of the U.S. when it comes to remembering the importance of the copper mines our modern technology depends on.
by Timothy James LeCain ,
Apr 27, 2011
Some of the last surviving salmon-based cultures turn to the EPA to protect their communities.
by Marshall Swearingen,
Jul 22, 2013