February 18, 2008
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
A potpourri of maps and graphics illustrates the complex nature of hardrock mining in the West today.
The tiny mountain town of Rico, Colo., finds its post-mining economy threatened by a possible mining resurgence.
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