mining

EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking proposals from small business to clean up abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation and in northwestern New Mexico.

USFS

The Pima County Board of Supervisors is backing a resolution opposing the planned open-pit copper mine southeast of Tucson.

Mike Christy/Arizona Daily Star 2014

Three Native American tribes went to court Wednesday to oppose a planned open-pit copper mine in southern Arizona.

Blake McCord

The Flagstaff City Council has again affirmed its opposition to uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. Members passed a resolution last week supporting a federal bill to permanently ban new claims on a million acres. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Jerome’s Little Daisy Hotel turned 100 years old on New Year’s Eve. It housed miners in the town’s heyday, then sat vacant for decades after the mines closed.

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