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  • Reluctant Boomtown

    A copper-mining company is courting Superior, Ariz., but the former mining town – now re-inventing itself as a modest tourist haven – is unsure whether it really wants a new marriage with extractive industry.

  • Retirees join environmentalists in fighting Arizona copper mine

    Retirees join environmentalists in fighting Arizona copper mine

    The conservative, golf-playing retirees of Queen Valley, Ariz., are determined to stop a giant copper mine.

  • Rock jocks fight a mining company

    Resolution Copper Company is trying to obtain a land swap in order to mine at Arizona’s Oak Flat campground, a popular rock-climbing spot

  • The charm of a dying place

    A South Dakota native ponders the lure of the Dying Plains

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