Rosemont Copper Mine

A federal judge in Tucson has overturned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s approval of plans for a new copper mine in southeastern Arizona.

A federal judge has declined to reconsider a ruling barring the construction of an Arizona open-pit copper mine.

Arizona Copper Mine Ruling Expected to Have National Impact

Aug 13, 2019

Experts say a federal court ruling against a proposed southern Arizona mining project is expected to have national repercussions if upheld by higher courts.